dust cover

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  1. a cloth or plastic covering used to protect furniture or equipment, as during a period of nonuse.

Origin of dust cover

First recorded in 1900–05

Words Nearby dust cover

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How to use dust cover in a sentence

  • Beside the lens was a speaker grille and a smaller opening that looked like a microphone dust cover.

    Highways in Hiding | George Oliver Smith
  • Mary-'Gusta hurriedly untwisted her legs and scrambled from beneath the dust cover of the surrey.

    Mary-'Gusta | Joseph C. Lincoln
  • With a cry she dropped both dolls, ran back to the surrey and fumbled frantically with the dust cover.

    Mary-'Gusta | Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The child struggled and then, bursting into a storm of sobs, hid her face in the dust cover.

    Mary-'Gusta | Joseph C. Lincoln
  • To induce readers to buy it it has a picture on its dust-cover which kept me from reading it for weeks.

    Waiting for Daylight | Henry Major Tomlinson

British Dictionary definitions for dust cover

dust cover

  1. another name for dustsheet

  2. another name for dust jacket

  1. a perspex cover for the turntable of a record player

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