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mothproof

[mawth-proof, moth-]
adjective
  1. resistant to attack by moths.
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verb (used with object)
  1. to render (fabric, clothing, etc.) mothproof.
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Origin of mothproof

First recorded in 1890–95; moth + -proof
Related formsmoth·proof·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mothproof

mothproof

adjective
  1. (esp of clothes) chemically treated so as to repel clothes moths
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verb
  1. (tr) to make (clothes, etc) mothproof
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