- (n.) Fine, dry particles of earth or other matter, so comminuted that they may be raised and wafted by the wind; that which is crumbled too minute portions; fine powder; as, clouds of dust; bone dust.
- (n.) A single particle of earth or other matter.
- (n.) The earth, as the resting place of the dead.
- (n.) The earthy remains of bodies once alive; the remains of the human body.
- (n.) Figuratively, a worthless thing.
- (n.) Figuratively, a low or mean condition.
- (n.) Gold dust
- (n.) Coined money; cash.
- (v. t.) To free from dust; to brush, wipe, or sweep away dust from; as, to dust a table or a floor.
- (v. t.) To sprinkle with dust.
- (v. t.) To reduce to a fine powder; to levigate.
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Definitions for: STUD
- (n.) A collection of breeding horses and mares, or the place where they are kept; also, a number of horses kept for a racing, riding, etc.
- (n.) A stem; a trunk.
- (n.) An upright scanting, esp. one of the small uprights in the framing for lath and plaster partitions, and furring, and upon which the laths are nailed.
- (n.) A kind of nail with a large head, used chiefly for ornament; an ornamental knob; a boss.
- (n.) An ornamental button of various forms, worn in a shirt front, collar, wristband, or the like, not sewed in place, but inserted through a buttonhole or eyelet, and transferable.
- (n.) A short rod or pin, fixed in and projecting from something, and sometimes forming a journal.
- (n.) A stud bolt.
- (n.) An iron brace across the shorter diameter of the link of a chain cable.
- (v. t.) To adorn with shining studs, or knobs.
- (v. t.) To set with detached ornaments or prominent objects; to set thickly, as with studs.