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 Dust.Dusty. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dustman has arrived (The),
 
or “The sandman is about.” It is bedtime, for the children rub their eyes, as if dust or sand was in them.   1
 


 Dust.Dusty. 

 
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