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corrosion
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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a state of deterioration — especially in metals
  • In the middle of it rose two great stones, worn and sharpened at the upper end, until they looked like the huge corroding fangs of some monstrous beast.
    Chapter 8 — First Report of Dr. Watson (33% in)

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