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Monday, January 08, 2018

Definitions for stardust

  1. a naively romantic quality: There was stardust in her eyes.
  2. (not in technical use) a mass of distant stars appearing as tiny particles of dust.

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Citations for stardust
"I seem to remember you had a different opinion of her once." ... "I guess I must've had some stardust in my eyes. But that was a thousand years ago. ..." Alan Hunter, Gently with Love, 1975
It sounds corny, but I got stardust in my eyes the first time I saw the boulevard. Harold Robbins, Never Enough, 2001
Origin of stardust
1835-1845
Stardust was first recorded in 1835–45.