• IPA: /ˈsɔːˌdʌst/

sawdust (uncountable)

  1. The fine particles (dust) of wood created by sawing.
Translations Verb

sawdust (sawdusts, present participle sawdusting; past and past participle sawdusted)

  1. To sprinkle with sawdust.
    • , Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit
      […] the raking out of yesterday's fire, the kindling of to-day's under the collegiate boiler, the filling of that Spartan vessel at the pump, the sweeping and sawdusting of the common room, and other such preparations.

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