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iron mold

noun
1.
a stain on cloth or the like made by rusty iron or by ink pigmented with an iron derivative.
Origin of iron mold
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605
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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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