pole rot

noun
variants: or pole sweat

Definition of pole rot

: a rotting that occurs while tobacco is on poles during curing

called also poleburn

— compare houseburn

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“Pole rot.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pole%20rot. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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