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dust

[ duhst ]
/ dʌst /
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noun
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms about dust

Origin of dust

before 900; Middle English; Old English dūst; cognate with German Dunst vapor

OTHER WORDS FROM dust

dustless, adjectivere·dust, verb (used with object)un·dust·ed, adjectivewell-dusted, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for dust

dust
/ (dʌst) /

noun
verb
See also dust down, dust-up

Derived forms of dust

dustless, adjective

Word Origin for dust

Old English dūst; related to Danish dyst flour dust, Middle Dutch dūst dust, meal dust, Old High German tunst storm
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