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Mildew

has nothing to do with either mills or dew. It is the Gaelic mehl-thœw (injurious or destructive blight).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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