rusty

rusty
rusty (adj.) O.E. rustig, from rust (see RUST (Cf. rust)). Cognate with Fris. roastich, M.Du. roestich, O.H.G. rostag, Ger. rostig. "In the 16th and 17th centuries frequently used as a term of general disparagement" [OED]. Of skills, accomplishments, etc., first attested 1796.

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

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