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
These are the best pressure washers for cars and accomplishing other modest goals like removing dirt, loose paint, and mildew from outdoor surfaces.The best pressure washer for cleaning away mud, oil, paint and more|Jeremy Helligar|March 18, 2021|Popular Science
They regularly do away with soap scum and dirt, but mildew stains may require more precise cleaning tools.Best spin scrubber: For floors so clean, they squeak|PopSci Commerce Team|March 16, 2021|Popular Science
Dampness is a breeding ground for bacteria, mold and mildew.
“Better to wash dirty linen in public than have it grow mildew in a dark cupboard,” a party insider told The Daily Beast.A Sleaze Civil War Engulfs Britain’s Liberal Democrats|Nico Hines|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Then the rainiest June since the 1950s helped the spread of downy and powdery mildew" he told The Telegraph.Bad News for the Bubbly: Champagne Suffers Worst Season in Decades|The Telegraph|August 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But the withering mildew was now breathed forth, that was intended to blast this goodly harvest.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
But this soon died away and they sat about, swapping lies that were white with the mildew of time.An Arkansas Planter|Opie Percival Read
Several tunics, rotten with mildew, hung across one of the three chairs about the table.Warrior of the Dawn|Howard Carleton Browne
The Armarius bound the books in wooden covers to preserve the parchment from mildew and damp.Robert Annys: Poor Priest|Annie Nathan Meyer
Thou fell blight, thou eastern blast, thou overspreading mildew, that destroyest the early promises of the shining year!Clarissa, Volume 6 (of 9)|Samuel Richardson