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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DRY-ROT

It is the only thing that will prevent what is known as the "dry-rot" from attacking her timbers.

But that had been better than the dry-rot of an escape from righteous punishment.

As far as my reading has taken me, it seems to be the dry-rot of nations.

So every precaution must be taken against dampness and dry-rot.

A species of dry-rot appeared to have broken out in Liberalism.

It might be stricken with dry-rot, elephantiasis and plica polonica for ought I care.

He would rather have that than flabby silence, as if he were nailing into dry-rot.

The dry-rot principally attacks ill-seasoned timber, and more particularly that of ships and badly ventilated buildings.

Seasoning timber to prevent the dry-rot in ships, churches, and other buildings.

Can anything be more pitiful than "a fine old family" afflicted with dry-rot like ours?

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