- overgrown with moss.
- old-fashioned; antiquated: moss-grown traditions.
Origin of moss-grown
Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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Examples from the Web for moss-grown
What the gardener called the gravel path was black earth, moss-grown.The Incomplete Amorist
The mouldering and moss-grown base of one of its towers is all that now remains.Foot-prints of Travel
Maturin M. Ballou
They were moss-grown, much dilapidated, and apparently of great age.From Paris to New York by Land
Harry de Windt
The grove is ancient looking, the trees are gnarled and moss-grown.On Horseback
Charles Dudley Warner
Blind Sorrel was lying by the moss-grown horse-trough, at the gate.Chanticleer
- covered with moss
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