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mouldy

[mohl-dee] /ˈmoʊl di/
noun, plural mouldies. British Military Slang.
1.
a torpedo.
Origin of mouldy
1915-1920
1915-20; probably identical with Scottish and north dial. moudie a mole
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mouldy

/ˈməʊldɪ/
adjective mouldier, mouldiest (US) moldier, moldiest
1.
covered with mould
2.
stale or musty, esp from age or lack of use
3.
(slang) boring; dull
Derived Forms
mouldiness, (US) moldiness, noun
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adj.

see moldy.

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