Definitions

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  • adjective covered with a layer of dust

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Associated Press said journalists were escorted back to the site during the day, where children's toys, teacups and dust-covered mattresses could be seen amid the rubble.

    Libya: Nato admits civilian deaths in Tripoli air raid

  • I placed my candle in the holder on the dust-covered desk, then walked to the bookcase on the west wall.

    Ominous

  • At the collapsed Palm Apparel T-shirt factory in Thor, a neighborhood in the Carrefour section, the body of a woman poked out from the wreckage, her dust-covered hair visible.

    Stench of dead bodies keeps mounting in Haiti

  • I placed my candle in the holder on the dust-covered desk, then walked to the bookcase on the west wall.

    Ominous

  • The dust-covered bloodied man was draped around a cement column at one of the crushed compound buildings.

    Gadhafi defiant despite heaviest NATO airstrikes

  • The dust-covered bloodied man was draped around a cement column at one of the crushed compound buildings.

    Gadhafi defiant despite heaviest NATO airstrikes

  • Ol 'Jim Cummings wiped a glass with palsied hands, and Kink Mitchell scrawled his initials on the dust-covered bar.

    TOO MUCH GOLD

  • Ol 'Jim Cummings wiped a glass with palsied hands, and Kink Mitchell scrawled his initials on the dust-covered bar.

    Too Much Gold

  • But the BBC Trust has called for fewer dust-covered collectibles during daytime, so time to put the latter option back in the attic.

    Media Monkey's Diary

  • On Wednesday, car after dust-covered car, packed with pots, mattresses and blankets, arrived from Ajdabiya at the Tobruq end of the road.

    Libyans Scramble in Face of Onslaught

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