"dust" Definition

  1. money; “down with the DUST,” put down the money.—_Ancient._ Dean Swift once took for his text, “He who giveth to the poor lendeth to the Lord.” His sermon was short. “Now, my brethren,” said he, “if you are satisfied with the security, down with the DUST.”
  2. a disturbance, or noise, “to raise a DUST,” to make a row.
  3. to beat; “DUST one’s jacket,” _i.e._, give him a beating.

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Position in the dictionary: 1126 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: dust-hole, dustoorie, dusty, dutch, dutch auction, dutch concert, dutch consolation, dutch courage, dutch feast, dutch uncle
Previous words in the dictionary: durrynacking, dunnyken, dunnage, dunkhorned, dungaree, dung, dundreary, dunderhead, dun, dumpy

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