(1) As darkness fell and Christmas lights came on in windows we would drive from one fusty home to another, greeting impossibly old and decaying and undoubtedly lonely people.(2) The Windsor, the oldest five-star hotel in Australia, at first can seem fusty and a little conservative, but she soon comes alive with the stories told about her.(3) The room was filled with an unpleasant smell of cold cigarette smoke, of left-overs from lunch and of fusty mouldering stuff.(4) By week four, my handbag was coated in mould - not quite that season's shade - and my clothes had taken on that fusty scent so beloved of 1960s hippies.(5) The old Westminster House is fusty and the benches - and they are benches, not individual seats - were half filled by lounging figures in frowsty suits.(6) She has lifted circulation from 64,000 to around 68,000 in her first year, by bringing in a less fusty design, more features and columns, and even a number of gossip columns.(7) The dog stunk from across the room, fusty , like an old armchair left on the porch, and Ruth figured the dog hadn't passed gas before in the car; she'd simply smell like this forever.(8) There's nothing musty or fusty about a passion for old, rare, or out-of-print books, Janette insists.(9) Apparently some fusty Brits thought this was the most rib-tickling piece of rubbish-talking they'd ever heard.(10) Nor does it give any impression of the sights and sounds of the underground, the warm fusty smell, the rattle of trains and the queues at the ticket machines and the crush at the ticket barriers.(11) It suited a society that wanted a select few to pursue the life of the mind, through immersing themselves in such fusty subjects as Classics or philosophy, while everybody else did something less useless instead.(12) He had expected her to smell fusty , like Caramel, but her breath was no more sour than any human's.(13) Yes, they may be a little fusty and they may smell of beer, but at least that won't give you cancer.(14) After all, she's on the winning team, the team whose players are slowly but surely turning the Top 40 into their personal dominion, banishing adult music fans to the fusty environs of the album chart.(15) I also parted with a large sum of money and came away with a 7 tightly wrapped bags containing a week's supply of something that smells old, fusty and a bit mouldering.(16) A growing number of abolitionists say it intimidates newcomers to court, gives self-importance to those who officiate there and makes the justice system look fusty , out of touch and just a little ridiculous.