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iron mold

a stain on cloth or the like made by rusty iron or by ink pigmented with an iron derivative.
Origin of iron mold
First recorded in 1595-1605 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Muriatic acid is successfully used for removing ink stains and iron mold on a number of colors which it does not attack.

    The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887) Mrs. F.L. Gillette

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