Origin of adust
Examples from the Web for adust
The Tragedian unbent by degrees; his adust countenance warmed into flesh and blood, and he grew facetious and festive.Merrie England In The Olden Time, Vol. 2 (of 2)|George Daniel
Adust, a-dust′, adj. burnt up or scorched; browned with the sun.
He was tired and adust with long riding; but he did not go home.Romola|George Eliot
The Oxford scholar long ago, as described by Chaucer, was adust and thin.
Blondel took up the word, his eyes sparkling, his adust complexion heated and full of fire.The Long Night|Stanley Weyman