Definition of Dusted
1. Verb. (past of dust) ¹
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Definition of Dusted
1. dust [v] - See also: dust
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Literary usage of Dusted
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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1841)
"... the neatest creature of a house-keeper that ever dusted furniture ; I am in confederacy with the beet tea-merchant, and receive a daily visit from ooe ..."
2. First and Second Report on the Noxious, Beneficial and Other Insects of the by Asa Fitch (1856)
"The yellow larvae first spoken of are about as numerous as the green ones, and acquire a pale obscure red color, dusted over with a fine whitish powder. ..."
3. On diseases of the skin: A System of Cutaneous Medicine by Erasmus Wilson (1868)
"... stimulating remedies are especially called for, and the surface may be dusted over with pul vis ..."
4. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1880)
"The grain first comes to the emut machine shown on the floor above the stones, and is cleared and dusted if it be wheat, and if it be corn it is simply ..."
5. Transactions of the Annual Meeting by Ohio State Medical Society (1888)
"I prefer powdered iodoform dusted into the wound to any other dressing, and, instead of the various drainage-tubes or lead nails so highly recommended by ..."
6. A Text-book of practical therapeutics by Hobart Amory Hare (1894)
"... of the feet (excessive sweating with foetor) salicylic acid may be dusted over the parts, or the following powder used: 8. — Apply to the feet. ..."
7. Practical therapeutics by Edward John Waring (1874)
"In Lichen and Pityriasis Palmaris, it is advised by Mr. E. Wilson (pp. 266, 295). Ammoniated Mercury dusted on the surface, or employed in the form of ..."