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  • n. Plural form of dustcover.


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  • The store was unusually quiet, so he could hear the dustcovers of the books slide away from each other, sounding as if they were unzipping rather than peeling away, as he pulled them out.

    Between Places- by G D Ward

  • On one table, covered with plastic dustcovers, were a comparison microscope and a stereomicroscope, which Nixon employed for analyzing ammunition and firearms.

    Defending the Damned

  • I believe we have both of those in original - in dustcovers next to the more common versions.

    more synergy

  • The furniture beneath dustcovers looked like a host of politely seated ghosts.

    Sonnet of the Sphinx

  • The Bloomsbury house was too full of ghosts to stop in, even if it hadn't been locked up tight as a drum with dustcovers over everything.

    The Life of the World to Come

  • Samantha didn't ask what it was supposed to be; Ellis was famous for presenting friends with odd knitted things, and Sam already had quite a collection of tea cozies, caps, paperback dustcovers, and various other colorful accessories.

    Hunting Fear

  • The monitors were lined up against the wall, their dustcovers sloppy, and the seats in a row in front of them.


  • The quick and curious wind raced to investigate the shadowed and gloomy interior, billowing under the cloth dustcovers draped over the furniture and lifting edges to take a look.

    The Glory Game

  • Rooms that had been closed off since winter began were opened, the dustcovers removed and freshened so that no one would know we ever made an effort to conserve heat or money.

    Seeds of Yesterday

  • Walking to the bed, he wrenched the dustcovers aside, revealing a counterpane over silken sheets.

    River Of Desire


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