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rustless

[ruhst-lis] /ˈrʌst lɪs/
adjective
1.
free from rust.
2.
Origin of rustless
1835-1845
1835-45; rust + -less
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  • That is to say, it must be unkinked, rustless, and unscored.

  • The sights of his rifle showed clean as the rustless barrel rested on a log.

    The Roof Tree Charles Neville Buck
  • It should be suspended by rustless black chains and eyebolts passing through the lower rails.

    Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
  • rustless, life-born, living-tissued old wood: rustless as flesh is rustless, and happy-seeming as iron never can be.

    Sea and Sardinia D. H. Lawrence

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