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  • n. Plural form of dustsheet.


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  • The empty spots where some valued antique had been sold off to meet a particularly recalcitrant gambling debt, the mold on the dustsheets covering the grand ballroom and the day when the gas leak finally ended the whole thing.

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  • The east-wing guestrooms had to be opened and aired, the dustsheets removed and the furniture polished.

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  • It is a very classic looking attic, swathed in mysterious dustsheets and spiders webs.

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  • They were draped in dustsheets, ghosts of the creatures that had lived there.

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  • I've got a handyman coming on Tuesday morning to put in a loft hatch and apparently the dust from the plaster will go everywhere; so I had to pile everything in my bedroom on top of my bed and swathe it in dustsheets.

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  • Murph dived for the heap of dustsheets, Lexy at his elbow.

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  • There were also dustsheets hung on the walls, partly covering the wooden lattice frames the removers tied tall objects to.

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  • With the satisfaction of a job well done the two railway-men unfolded several large dustsheets and laid them carefully over the silent tracks, and then we all three crawled back under the table which held the level crossing.

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  • She and Cyril lived between bare boards and dustsheets for twenty days, and neither carpenter nor mason reappeared.

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  • She took up the carpet in the parlour and protected the furniture by dustsheets.

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