Rust"y (?), a. [AS. rustig.] [Compar. Rustier (); superl. Rustiest.]
Covered or affected with rust; as, a rusty knife or sword; rusty wheat.
Impaired by inaction, disuse, or neglect.
<-- less skillful than when in continued practise -->
[Hector,] in this dull and long-continued truce,
Is rusty grown.
Discolored and rancid; reasty; as, rusty bacon.
Surly; morose; crusty; sullen.
[Obs. or Prov. Eng.] "Rusty
Discolored; stained; not cleanly kept; filthy.
The rustly little schooners that bring fire wood from the Brititsh provinces.
Resembling, or covered with a substance resembling, rust; affected with rust; rubiginous.
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