from The Century Dictionary.

  • In any aging process, noting a result (usually of a detrimental character) brought about by carrying the process too far: a term frequently used in the logwood industry and by textile colorists.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective too old to be useful.

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  • adjective too old to be useful


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