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Definitions of dust:

part of speech: verb transitive

To brush away dust from; cover with powder; as, to dust a cake with sugar.

part of speech: verb transitive

To free from dust: to sprinkle with dust.

part of speech: noun

Fine dry particles of matter; a cloud or film of such fine particles; any fine powder; the particles into which a decaying body falls; pollen; a low condition.

part of speech: noun

Particles of matter so fine and dry that they may be raised and scattered by the wind; fine powder; earth; mortality; death; a low or mean condition.

part of speech: verb

To free from dust; to sprinkle with flour or powder.

part of speech: noun

Fine particles of anything like smoke or vapor: powder: earth: the grave, where the body becomes dust: a mean condition.

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Belonging equally to more than one; as common to the human race; public; usual; frequent; inferior; of low birth or origin; in grammar, applied to both masculine and feminine gender, or to any individual of a class; as, a common noun. ...

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