frowsty


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Synonyms for frowsty

stale and unclean smelling

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amp; many hundreds of frowsty & distinguished females.
Declaring offhandedly that he has "no idea / What this accoutred frowsty barn is worth" (53-54), the speaker proceeds quasi-liturgically to extol precisely what he deems its "worth" to be: "A serious house on serious earth it is, / In whose blent air all our compulsions meet, / Are recognised, and robed as destinies" (55-57).
Hamilton was the poet of the shabby bed-sit and frowsty saloon bar.