Musty

Definition of Musty

Mus´ty
a.1.Having the rank, pungent, offensive odor and taste which substances of organic origin acquire during warm, moist weather; foul or sour and fetid; moldy; as, musty corn; musty books.
2.Spoiled by age; rank; stale.
The proverb is somewhat musty.
- Shak.
3.Dull; heavy; spiritless.

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