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It turns heavily on great creaking hinges stiff from long desuetude, and swings to after us as with an ominous sigh.Gardens of the Caribbees, v. 1/2|Ida May Hill Starr
Toasts have also fallen into "desuetude" at private dinners.The Complete Bachelor|Walter Germain
Having no means the Commission could do absolutely nothing, and hence may be said to be in a state of "innocuous desuetude."
James is strewn over about forty—part of which must go into desuetude, have perhaps done so already.Instigations|Ezra Pound
After the day of Pope the epistle again fell into desuetude, or occasional use, in England.