1. Fine dry particles of earth or other matter, so attenuated that it may be raised and wafted by the wind; powder; as clouds of dust and seas of blood.
2. Fine dry particles of earth; fine earth.
The peacock warmeth her eggs in the dust. Job 34.
3. Earth; unorganized earthy matter.
Dust thou art, and to dust shalt thou return. Genesis 3.
4. The grave.
For now shall I sleep in the dust. Job 7.
5. A low condition.
God raiseth the poor out of the dust. 1 Samuel 2.
1. To free from dust; to brush, wipe or sweep away dust; as, to dust a table or a floor.
2. To sprinkle with dust.
3. To levigate.