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green mould

another name for blue mould (sense 1)
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  • I see the dead strew the decks—stark and livid, green mould on their limbs.

  • Drops of water stood on the cold stone walls, and a green mould crept along the floor.

    Master Skylark John Bennett
  • The green mould of the sea had settled round the sockets of the eyes.

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

    Toilers of the Sea Victor Hugo
  • The jug had evidently been once filled with water, as it was covered inside with green mould.

  • The hardtack that we had to eat was covered with green mould and full of large white meal worms.

  • Its walls were covered with green mould, never a ray of sun reaching them, and it looked damp, disused and forgotten.

    A Traitor's Wooing Headon Hill
  • 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
  • There were bones of whales and Polar bears lying about; they looked like the legs and arms of giants covered with green mould.

    Stories from Hans Andersen Hans Christian Andersen

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