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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A pitch thrown deliberately close to the batter; A piece of cloth used for removing fine powdery material; A loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles; A windstorm that lifts up clouds of sand or fine pieces of dirt.

Usage examples (36)
  • It was the kind of duster not experienced in years
  • She told me to make my bed and gave me what she called a duster for the purpose of cleaning the iron bedstead.
  • Jumping up, she fetched the carpet sweeper and a duster from the kitchen, and set to work with feverish energy.
  • Go for a small drape (called a duster) or full-on train for more
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