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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of dusk.


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  • And because it cannot be durable: ordre is taken, that when it is soiled or dusked muche, with passyng from man to man, thei shall bring it to the coignyng house, and make exchaunge for newe.

    The Fardle of Facions, conteining the aunciente maners, customes and lawes, of the peoples enhabiting the two partes of the earth, called Affricke and Asie

  • It was a hot, still morning, when everything outdoors shone brightly, and all indoors was dusked with coolness and colour.

    The Trespasser

  • The sun crossed his vision and his helmet dusked to save it, turning the disc to dull gold, a coin on which the spots were a mintage he could not read.

    The Stars Are Also Fire

  • Toward dawn, when fog off the river dusked the light night of Daedalus, she went out there, explaining to a sleepy kitchen helper whom she passed that she must see to the creature's well-being.

    The Game Of Empire

  • Yet I felt it was almost possible that it was the same woman after all, that she had changed clothing, changed wigs, dusked her face with cosmetics in the few seconds between the other's exit and her entrance.

    The Shadow of the Torturer

  • Fortune was not overkind, but his 'virtues and pious intentions may be read ... shining too gloriously to be dusked by misfortune.'

    Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts

  • True we also had talk in the library, dusked with books, dead men's spirits packed shoulder to shoulder on the shelves.

    The Joys of Being a Woman and Other Papers

  • Blue-grey light from between the venetian blinds just dusked the room.

    The Return

  • But the old brown-gold splendor, though dusked over, drew yet.


  • Leaving the path she skirted its soft edge, instead, and, after having passed down stream some twenty yards or more, pushed her skilled way between the little trees of a dense thicket and into a dim, shadowy woods chamber on beyond, where lay another pool, velvety, en-dusked, save for the flicker of the sunlight through dense foliage.

    In Old Kentucky


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