[ ruhst-lis ]

  1. free from rust.

Origin of rustless

First recorded in 1835–45; rust + -less

Words Nearby rustless Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use rustless in a sentence

  • rustless, life-born, living-tissued old wood: rustless as flesh is rustless, and happy-seeming as iron never can be.

    Sea and Sardinia | D. H. Lawrence
  • For they contain rustless iron, and where iron does not rust man cannot live, nor can any other animal or any plant.

    Creative Chemistry | Edwin E. Slosson
  • The sights of his rifle showed clean as the rustless barrel rested on a log.

    The Roof Tree | Charles Neville Buck
  • It should be suspended by rustless black chains and eyebolts passing through the lower rails.

    Mission Furniture | H. H. Windsor
  • That is to say, it must be unkinked, rustless, and unscored.