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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Moth-eaten \Moth"-eat`en\, a.
having holes due to eating by moths or moth larvae; -- of
cloth or clothing.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: showing signs of wear and tear; "a ratty old overcoat";
"shabby furniture"; "an old house with dirty windows and
tatty curtains" [syn: moth-eaten, ratty, shabby,
2: worn or eaten away by (or as if by) moths; "moth-eaten
blankets" [syn: moth-eaten, mothy]
3: lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new; "moth-
eaten theories about race"; "stale news" [syn: cold,
stale, dusty, moth-eaten]
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