from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a disease of wheat, in which a black, moist matter is deposited in the fissures of the grain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See rust.
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But then he noticed another thing, a small indentation on the hilt, almost too small to see against the dapples of the black rust and the rise and fall of the rough unpolished old steel.