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 Milden’do.Mile’sian Fables. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mildew
 
has nothing to do with either mills or dew. It is the Gaelic mehl-thœw (injurious or destructive blight).   1
 


 Milden’do.Mile’sian Fables. 

 
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