moldy, mouldy, musty(adj)
covered with or smelling of mold
"moldy bread"; "a moldy (or musty) odor"
fusty, musty, frowsty(adj)
stale and unclean smelling
Having a stale odor.
having the rank, pungent, offencive odor and taste which substances of organic origin acquire during warm, moist weather; foul or sour and fetid; moldy; as, musty corn; musty books
spoiled by age; rank; stale
dull; heavy; spiritless
Origin: [From L. mustum must; or perh. fr. E. moist. Cf. Must, n., Moist.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
must′i, adj. mouldy: spoiled by damp: sour: foul.—adv. Must′ily.—n. Must′iness. [Doublet of moisty&mdashmdash;L. musteus, new.]
The numerical value of musty in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of musty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself and can never be erased.
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