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rusty

(rust'e) [AS. rustig]
Reddish; resembling or containing rust. Synonym: rubiginous
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We can't keep two cats; and if we did this Rusty Coat would fight all the time with the Sarah-cat.
Accordingly the chloroform was procured, and the next morning Rusty was lured to his doom.
But at dusk Phil declared that Rusty must be buried.
But, when the box was lifted in the morning, Rusty bounded at one gay leap to Anne's shoulder where he began to lick her face affectionately.
What seemed most to the purpose was a rusty key, which had been thrust into a chink of the wall, with a wooden label appended to the handle, bearing the initials, P.
I will not sleep, till I have turned this key in the rusty lock.
There being no corkscrew in the house, he smote the neck of the bottle with old Peter Goldthwaite's rusty key, and decapitated the sealed cork at a single blow.
And, with a strong effort of both hands, Peter did force the rusty key through the intricacies of the rusty lock.
He approached his house very carefully, with a large rusty key.
A large open fireplace, with rusty dogs in it, and a bare boarded floor; at the far end, fleeces of wool stacked up; in the middle of the floor, some empty corn-bags.
Presently he began to sing for us--a thin, rusty little chirp.
One day the planks stream with freshets of blood and oil; on the sacred quarter-deck enormous masses of the whale's head are profanely piled; great rusty casks lie about, as in a brewery yard; the smoke from the try-works has besooted all the bulwarks; the mariners go about suffused with unctuousness; the entire ship seems great leviathan himself; while on all hands the din is deafening.