It might be stricken with dry-rot, elephantiasis and plica polonica for ought I care.
So every precaution must be taken against dampness and dry-rot.
The dry-rot principally attacks ill-seasoned timber, and more particularly that of ships and badly ventilated buildings.
It is the only thing that will prevent what is known as the "dry-rot" from attacking her timbers.
Damp, unventilated situations are most favourable to the development of dry-rot Fungi.
A species of dry-rot appeared to have broken out in Liberalism.
The other side are dying with the dry-rot, and the people are looking to us for relief.
He would rather have that than flabby silence, as if he were nailing into dry-rot.
It reminded us of the yellow dirt we call powder-post, from a dry-rot decaying pine timber.
Can anything be more pitiful than "a fine old family" afflicted with dry-rot like ours?