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  • n. A large sheet which is draped over furniture as protection from dust.


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  • So perhaps Kizette is your “dark shape under the dustsheet” and you should let her out?

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  • With a dustsheet draped over him I could almost pretend he wasnt there, looking out at me with his dull glassy eyes, wound gaping beneath his patch.

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  • I know we`ll have to get that area replastered when the roof is finished, but I`m mildly concerned that the loose section may dislodge today...*eek* ...concerned enough that I`ve put a big dustsheet down under the dodgey area anyway!

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  • I`m hoping this precaution may act as a talisman to prevent the ceiling coming down...if I don`t put the dustsheet down, the ceiling will come down for sure, yes?

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  • Make spare bed with fresh bedding and cover with dustsheet

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  • Make spare bed with fresh bedding and cover with dustsheet Rob did it!

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  • Murph had pulled back the dustsheet to reveal two machine guns strapped to the lattice.

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  • The piano was kept covered with a dustsheet until evening, so for now there was wallpaper music, except that whoever was playing trumpet wasn't half bad.

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  • The moors had become interfolding arcs of white and blue, the trees wore their epaulettes with an obsequious air of conformity, and the area under treatment by tractors was simplified as if a white dustsheet had been dropped over it.

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  • A similar liberal sprinkling went on to the truncheon: then, using the gloves to hold them with, I took the two incriminating articles up to the house and hid them temporarily in a lacquered box under a dustsheet in one of the ten unused bedrooms.



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