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Rusty-Fusty

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That odour and filth which accumulates on things and in places not used.

“Then from the butchers we bought lamb and sheepe.

Beer from the alehouse, and a broome to sweepe

Our cottage, that for want of use was musty,

And most extremely rusty-fusty dusty.”


Taylor: Workes, ii. 24.

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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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