The searing winds and dusted Afghan sky reminded me of Iraq.
This fact, in print for almost two decades, was dusted off last week as a new revelation in the Daily Caller website.
But in some states, creative lawyers have dusted them off and left adult children reeling.
Other versions are coated in marzipan, or dusted in powder sugar.
No matter how many times he got blown up, he dusted himself off and went back to killing bad guys.
"Why, yes—" said Miss Lydia, doubtfully, and dusted her floury hands together.
She removed a lettuce from the kitchen chair, dusted it, and offered it to him.
She had dusted the drawing-room and dining-room, and then went to the door of the room which she supposed to be the library.
Billy slowly got up from the ground, and dusted off his trouser knees.
As she dusted the mirror and saw his trim semblance over against her own bodiless reflection, she hurried away.
Old English dust, from Proto-Germanic *dunstaz (cf. Old High German tunst "storm, breath," German Dunst "mist, vapor," Danish dyst "milldust," Dutch duist), from PIE *dheu- (1) "dust, smoke, vapor" (cf. Sanskrit dhu- "shake," Latin fumus "smoke"). Meaning "that to which living matter decays" was in Old English, hence, figuratively, "mortal life."
Narcotics in powder form (1960s+ Narcotics)
Storms of sand and dust sometimes overtake Eastern travellers. They are very dreadful, many perishing under them. Jehovah threatens to bring on the land of Israel, as a punishment for forsaking him, a rain of "powder and dust" (Deut. 28:24). To cast dust on the head was a sign of mourning (Josh. 7:6); and to sit in dust, of extreme affliction (Isa. 47:1). "Dust" is used to denote the grave (Job 7:21). "To shake off the dust from one's feet" against another is to renounce all future intercourse with him (Matt. 10:14; Acts 13:51). To "lick the dust" is a sign of abject submission (Ps. 72:9); and to throw dust at one is a sign of abhorrence (2 Sam. 16:13; comp. Acts 22:23).