[zhoh-zef frahn-swa] /ʒoʊˈzɛf frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), Marquis, 1697–1763, French colonial governor of India 1724–54.
Marquis Joseph François (ʒozɛf frɑ̃swa). 1697–1763, French governor general in India (1742–54). His plan to establish a French empire in India was frustrated by Clive
- Dust down
verb (transitive, adverb) 1. to remove dust from by brushing or wiping 2. to reprimand severely
[duhst] /dʌst/ noun 1. earth or other matter in fine, dry particles. 2. a cloud of finely powdered earth or other matter in the air. 3. any finely powdered substance, as sawdust. 4. the ground; the earth’s surface. 5. the substance to which something, as the dead human body, is ultimately reduced by disintegration or […]
[duhs-ter] /ˈdʌs tər/ noun 1. a person or thing that removes or applies . 2. a cloth, brush, etc., for removing . 3. a lightweight housecoat. 4. an apparatus or device for sprinkling , powder, insecticide, or the like, especially on plants. 5. a person employed in spreading insecticidal or the like on crops from […]
- Duster coat
noun 1. a woman’s loose summer coat with wide sleeves and no buttons, popular in the mid-20th century