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duster


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Duster  \Dust"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  dusts;  a  utensil  that  frees  from 
  dust.  Specifically: 
  a  (Paper  Making)  A  revolving  wire-cloth  cylinder  which 
  removes  the  dust  from  rags,  etc 
  b  (Milling)  A  blowing  machine  for  separating  the  flour 
  from  the  bran. 
 
  2.  A  light  over-garment,  worn  in  traveling  to  protect  the 
  clothing  from  dust.  [U.S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  duster 
  n  1:  an  ankle-length  loose  coat  or  frock  [syn:  {gaberdine},  {smock}, 
  {dust  coat}] 
  2:  a  piece  of  cloth  used  for  dusting  [syn:  {dustcloth},  {dustrag}] 
  3:  a  pitch  thrown  deliberately  close  to  the  batter 




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