I read it in an old, old book, in a mouldy old circulating library.
Her best gown was all damp and mouldy in the attic that was her bower.
If the folio be followed, I read, vinew'd, that is mouldy leven.
What are we but microscopic weevils in the mouldy crust of earth?
Stepping upon an earthern floor, he found himself in a vault-like chamber—damp, mouldy, and foul of atmosphere.
Did you ever hear of a mouldy old castle but had its tale about a secret passage?
He seemed to me just like a dog who mumbles and chews a mouldy old bone with a sort of fury.
They were only dry and mouldy crusts, but they would at least sustain life.
They manage to steal some mouldy bread, and sleep one night in a cask.
It seemed as if the sun-rays could never reach that paving, mouldy with damp.
Of the Gibeonites it is said that "all the bread of their provision was dry and mouldy" (Josh. 9:5, 12). The Hebrew word here rendered "mouldy" (nikuddim) is rendered "cracknels" in 1 Kings 14:3, and denotes a kind of crisp cake. The meaning is that the bread of the Gibeonites had become dry and hard, hard as biscuits, and thus was an evidence of the length of the journey they had travelled.