cankered (adj.) Old form(s): canker'd , Cankred
rusted, corroded, tarnished
2H4 IV.v.73[King Henry IV to Princes, of fathers] they have engrossed and pilled up / The cankered heaps of strange-achieved gold
RJ I.i.95[Prince to all, of Verona's citizens] old partisans ... / Cankered with peace
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