Mildewing
Mildew Mil"dew, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mildewed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mildewing}.] To taint with mildew; as, mildewed clothing. [1913 Webster]

He . . . mildews the white wheat. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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