iron mold

noun

Definition of iron mold

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a spot (as on cloth) due to staining by rusty iron or by ink

iron-mold

transitive verb

Definition of iron-mold (Entry 2 of 2)

: to stain with iron mold

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History and Etymology for iron mold

Noun

iron entry 1 + mold, alteration of mole (spot)

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“Iron mold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/iron%20mold. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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