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mothball

Definitions of mothball
  1. noun
    a small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing
    synonyms: camphor ball
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    type of:
    ball, globe, orb
    an object with a spherical shape
  2. verb
    put into long-term storage
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    type of:
    store
    find a place for and put away for storage
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