Definition of Dustings

1. Noun. (plural of dusting) ¹



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Definition of Dustings

1. dusting [n] - See also: dusting

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dustings

duster
dusters
dustfall
dustfalls
dustfree
dustheap
dustheaps
dustier
dustiest
dustily
dustiness
dustinesses
dusting
dusting off
dusting powder
dustings (current term)
dustless
dustlike
dustman
dustmat
dustmats
dustmen
dustmite
dustmop
dustmote
dustmotes
dustoff
dustoffs
dustpan
dustpanful

Literary usage of Dustings

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1. The Open Air by Richard Jefferies (1885)
"From the wing of the butterfly I looked involuntarily at the foxglove I had just gathered; inside, the bells were thickly spotted—dots and dustings that ..."

2. Report on the Injurious Insects and Other Animals Observed in the Midland by Walter Edward Collinge (1906)
"Where two dustings were given, a distinctly marked diminution over those receiving one dusting was shown; whilst where three dustings were applied the mite ..."

3. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1917)
"On the second he had a saddle horse to dustings. William H. Allen had a horse at the same time. On the 3rd a saddle horse to Wheeler's, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1914)
"Palpi white with very fine golden brown dustings on apical segment. ... Fore-wings white with apical dustings shading from golden brown to black; ..."

5. The Mechanics' Magazine (1854)
"... and dustings, from bran, as it comes from the bolting apparatus. ... and separate the flour, shorts, and dustings, from the bran, depositing each ..."

6. Investigations of the Aquatic Resources and Fisheries of Porto Rico by United States Bureau of Fisheries, Barton Warren Evermann, Millard Caleb Marsh, William A. Wilcox (1900)
"Color in alcohol: Pale-rosy, with dark dustings on head, humeral region, back, and side; top and sides of head profusely covered with fine milky-white ..."

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