So many Democrats will soon be dusting off their own copies of Keynes and calling for more federal spending programs.
The equipment keeps changing, but people were using lasers and dusting powders that fluoresced when I started.
The wounded warrior in front of me rode so well, and so fast, dusting me in the flats, that for a while I forgot he was a veteran.
Philip Lim, too, presented a more sober collection of muted palettes—but, as he often does—topped it off with a dusting of gold.
Signs show you dusting off shelved entrepreneurial projects or weaving more commerce into the fabric of your daily life.
Mr (since Sir Daniel) Morris had shown that the plants could be cleansed by dusting them with a mixture of sulphur and lime.
In dusting the room she puts all my things in the wrong places.
Mrs. tittlemouse was a most terribly tidy particular little mouse, always sweeping and dusting the soft sandy floors.
Gracious me, and I ought to be dusting my parlors this blessed minute!
Harriet had just donned a dainty frock of dimity, and was now dusting her chestnut ringlets lightly with powder.
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).