to crumble into dust; decay; waste away: often with away
Origin of molderfrequentative of obsolete verb mold, to molder: see mold and -er
Now Rare to cause to molder
verbmold·ered, mold·er·ing, mold·ers
To crumble to dust; disintegrate. See Synonyms at decay.
To cause to crumble.
Origin of molderFrequentative of obsolete mold to crumble away, molder from mold 3
(third-person singular simple present molders, present participle moldering, simple past and past participle moldered)