Dusting
Dust Dust (d[u^]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dusted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dusting}.] 1. To free from dust; to brush, wipe, or sweep away dust from; as, to dust a table or a floor. [1913 Webster]

2. To sprinkle with dust. [1913 Webster]

3. To reduce to a fine powder; to levigate. --Sprat. [1913 Webster]

{To dyst one's jacket}, to give one a flogging. [Slang.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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