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dust devil a small whirlwind that raises a narrow column of dust, sand, and debris.
duster a person or thing that removes dust. [4 definitions]
dusting powder any fine light powder that prevents sticking or, when containing dried chemicals or scents, is used as an insecticide, medicine, or toiletry.
dust jacket a paper cover to protect a book's binding. [2 definitions]
dustless combined form of dust.
dustpan a shovel-shaped pan with a handle into which dust is swept for disposal.
dust ruffle a floor-length decorative ruffle, usu. made of a light fabric such as cotton, that hangs from a mattress around three or four sides of a bed.
dust storm a storm of severe winds that sweep up clouds of dust from land dried up by a drought.
dusty full of or covered with dust. [3 definitions]
dusty miller any of various flowering plants and herbs having whitish, downy or woolly foliage.
Dutch of or pertaining to the Netherlands or its people, culture, language, or the like. [5 definitions]
Dutch Belted one of a breed of dairy cattle that have a band of white around the body.
Dutch bob a haircut with bangs and a straight, even cut over the ears.
Dutch boy see "Dutch bob."
Dutch courage (informal) courage as a result of drinking alcoholic beverages.
Dutch cut see "Dutch bob."
Dutch door a door divided into two halves that operate separately so that the top may be opened while the bottom remains closed.
Dutch elm disease a serious disease of elms that causes yellow, wilted leaves, streaked wood, and ultimately the death of the tree.
Dutchman's-breeches an herb of eastern North America with finely divided leaves and yellow, pink, or whitish double-spurred flowers.
Dutchman's-pipe a hardy climbing vine having curved leaves and bearing brownish or purplish flowers resembling a tobacco pipe.
Dutch metal an alloy of copper and zinc, thin sheets of which resemble gold leaf.