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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fusty  \Fusty\,  a.  [Compar.  {Fustier};  superl  {Fustiest}.]  [See 
  {2d  Fust}.] 
  1.  Moldy;  musty;  ill-smelling;  rank.  ``A  fusty  plebeians.'' 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Moping.  [Archaic] 
 
  A  melancholy,  fusty  humor.  --Pepys. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fusty 
  adj  1:  stale  and  unclean  smelling  [syn:  {musty},  {frowsty}] 
  2:  old-fashioned  and  out  of  date  [syn:  {standpat(a)},  {unprogressive}, 
  {nonprogressive}] 




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