The bottles should be all sound, clean, and dry, and perfectly free from the least mustiness or other odour.
Sections of the flooring and woodwork also reeked with mustiness.
As it is, the mustiness and mouldiness of the tenants of the House of the Seven Gables crumble away rather too easily.
The heat had been turned higher after the noon recess, the courtroom growing sickly with a mustiness of flesh, disinfectant, dust.
All mold and mustiness should be kept out by thorough ventilation and frequent coats of whitewash to the walls.
Give it hempseed every day and be very certain the seed is sound and free from mustiness.
This will allow fresh air to get in and prevent the mustiness of the contents, familiar to hotel and boarding-house sufferers.
Everywhere the nose was assailed by a drowsy smell of mustiness and rotting, moth-eaten furniture.
A piece of gum camphor, or a few drops of oil of lavender put on the shelves will help to keep away insects, mould and mustiness.
There is a mustiness about the place, which although it is unpleasant in itself, is yet agreeable in its circumstance.