noun Military Slang.
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Example sentences from the Web for dustoff
But even here, there are some efforts that are extraordinary—and DUSTOFF 73 was exactly that.For the Heroes of DUSTOFF 73, Saving Lives is a Daily Business|Tony Doukopil|November 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Idioms and Phrases with dustoff
Restore to use. For example, I've dusted off last year's menu for the party. This usage alludes to cleaning and thereby renewing some object. [Mid-1900s]
Pitch a baseball dangerously close to the batter's head, as in I'm sure he dusted him off on purpose. [Slang; 1920s]
Finish off, kill; also, easily defeat. For example, They vowed to dust off the old man, or We'll dust off this team in no time. [Slang; c. 1940]
Thrash, beat up, as in If he didn't hand over his wallet, they threatened to dust him off. [Slang; 1920s]