from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Chiefly British Having a stale smell; musty.
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- adj. musty; stuffy (atmosphere)
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- adj. stale and unclean smelling
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)