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mothproof

[mawth-proof, moth-] /ˈmɔθˌpruf, ˈmɒθ-/
adjective
1.
resistant to attack by moths.
verb (used with object)
2.
to render (fabric, clothing, etc.) mothproof.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; moth + -proof
Related forms
mothproofer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for moth-proofing

mothproof

/ˈmɒθˌpruːf/
adjective
1.
(esp of clothes) chemically treated so as to repel clothes moths
verb
2.
(transitive) to make (clothes, etc) mothproof
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