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green mould

another name for blue mould (sense 1)
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  • The plaster had fallen off in patches and there was green mould on the ceiling.

    The Children of the Poor Jacob A. Riis
  • Nothing destroys the surface of a roller so much as green mould.

    Paper and Printing Recipes J. Sawtelle Ford
  • The green mould of the sea had settled round the sockets of the eyes.

    Toilers of the Sea Victor Hugo
  • But for some green mould of sea-mosses here and there, they would have been like ivory.

    Toilers of the Sea Victor Hugo
  • Now green mould will grow upon your boots and other leather articles, if left a couple of days without cleaning.

  • She crossed the threshold—the doorstep was dank with green mould—and followed him into a room.

    Man and Maid E. (Edith) Nesbit
  • Drops of water stood on the cold stone walls, and a green mould crept along the floor.

    Master Skylark John Bennett
  • green mould results from a damp place and a careless pressman, and is always a disgrace to all concerned.

    Paper and Printing Recipes J. Sawtelle Ford
  • One in particular was reduced to the merest skeleton; his face, neck, and feet covered with thick, green mould.

    Woman's Work in the Civil War Linus Pierpont Brockett
  • The jug had evidently been once filled with water, as it was covered inside with green mould.

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