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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of mildew.

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Examples

  • The lake created its own kind of mildewed background to the wrought iron of the balconies and the screeching of the ravens that landed like wet face-flannels on the grass.

    An Autobiography

  • He passes to consider the defect which has "mildewed" all the poetry written since Shelley, "the predominance of art over inspiration, of body over soul."

    Personality in Literature

  • "As an imitation poet," says Jonadab, "he was a kind of mildewed article, but as a play actor -- well, there may be some that can beat him, but _I_ never see 'em!"

    Cape Cod Stories

  • Ok, I have a shower curtain liner that has netted pockets on it, we have one of those scrubbing bubbles sprayers but it doesn't exactly get the bottom of the shower curtain, the bottom pockets are kind of mildewed I have sprayed it with cleaner but I just can't seem to get it off the netted part.

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  • Ok, I have a shower curtain liner that has netted pockets on it, we have one of those scrubbing bubbles sprayers but it doesn't exactly get the bottom of the shower curtain, the bottom pockets are kind of mildewed I have sprayed it with cleaner but I just can't seem to get it off the netted part.

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  • That night, alone in the house with its electric hum, the dragon slept on his mildewed blanket in the media room, dreaming of virgin foliage and jawbreaker planets shiny in the onyx sky.

    Dragon Candy Green

  • Garage rockers Side Effect took to the Internet last year to rustle up enough money to release their debut album without relying on the conservative record labels that dominate the music scene here among the crumbling, mildewed buildings of Myanmar's commercial and artistic hub.

    Sanctions Put Rock Band in Hard Place

  • A mildewed couch sagged in the center of the floor.

    Rogue Oracle

  • A mildewed couch sagged in the center of the floor.

    Rogue Oracle

  • A thousand meals cluttered the Cuartel, already mildewed and being eaten by cockroaches and stray cats; woven cloth and manufactured footgear sufficient for ten thousand poor were destined for the flames.

    Mexico's Army and Ours

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