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  *蠹* | 蠹* | *蠹
insect that eats into books, clothing etc / moth-eaten / worm-eaten
lit. a door hinge never becomes worm-eaten / constant activity prevents decay (idiom)
lit. flowing water does not rot, nor a door-hinge rust (idiom) / fig. constant activity prevents decay
bookworm (literal and figurative) / book louse / pedant
bark beetle (zoology)
traitor / public enemy
tooth decay
to be worn out
to become mildewed and worm-eaten (of books) / to mildew and rot
rotten teeth
furniture beetle
public enemy number one
wood moth / carpenter moth / CL: 隻|只
to decay and be eaten by worms etc / to overhoard grain so that it rots

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