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Examples

  • Flesh turned to rust-eaten metal, to crumbling concrete.

    But, I Did

  • From behind the bush sometimes someone still unearths rust-eaten arguments and carries them to the garbage pile.

    John Lundberg: The Last Poet To Win The Nobel Prize

  • A gray station wagon, rust-eaten and mud-spattered, stood parked next to a big propane tank.

    Heaven’s Keep

  • The rebel attacks have driven Malaitans to flee Guadalcanal on the MV Ramos, a big rust-eaten ship that makes the run to Malaita several times a week.

    Rebels Of The Pacific

  • I drive an old, rust-eaten '89 4*4 Suburban with 350K+ on it.

    California Drivers

  • He took hold of the top loose-hanging half of the caravan door, and it came away in his hands, as the rust-eaten hinge crumbled into dust.

    Greenwitch

  • He shuddered to note that the skull itself was impaled on the stake, the pointed end of which had apparently poked through bone to raise the rust-eaten crown of the helm a few inches above its normal fit.

    Conan The Warlord

  • As Baldomer spoke this sanguinary chant, the hallowed sword appeared to blush ever brighter, Conan could now distinctly see candle-flickers playing along a gleaming blade, where before had stood a mere rust-eaten twig.

    Conan The Warlord

  • Then he reached forward among the armor debris laid on that largest box-lid, taking up what looked like the rust-eaten skeleton of a great longsword.

    Conan The Warlord

  • But, as he strained it away from the shaft, the rust-eaten blade broke with a sharp ping.

    Conan of Cimmeria

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