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duster

[ duhs-ter ]
/ ˈdʌs tər /
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noun

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Origin of duster

First recorded in 1570–80; dust + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for duster

duster
/ (ˈdʌstə) /

noun

a cloth used for dusting furniture, etcUS name: dust cloth
a machine for blowing out dust over trees or crops
a person or thing that dusts
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