verb (used with or without object)
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Origin of mildew
OTHER WORDS FROM mildewmildewy, adjectiveun·mil·dewed, adjective
Words nearby mildew
Example sentences from the Web for mildew
If something of the mildew of time is stealing over the Waverley Novels, we must regard that as all but inevitable.Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)|Leslie Stephen
But gradually I became aware of a hideous odor of mould and mildew, of must and damp decay that loaded the air with disgust.The Thing from the Lake|Eleanor M. Ingram
An old time and effectual remedy for mildew is to dip the stained cloth in butter-milk and lay in the sun.Clayton's Quaker Cook-Book|H. J. Clayton
In the curse upon the children of Israel for disobedience, we read that they are to be smitten with mildew.
If any indication of mildew appear an application of the flowers of sulphur, when the foliage is damp, will banish it.In-Door Gardening for Every Week in the Year|William Keane