dust·​cov·​er ˈdəst-ˌkə-vər How to pronounce dustcover (audio)
: a cover (as of cloth or plastic) used to protect furniture or equipment from dust

Examples of dustcover in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Add the optional acrylic dustcover and Luxman’s $2,695 LMC-5 moving-coil cartridge for a complete vinyl-playback system that will satisfy even the most particular LP collector. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 7 June 2023 Oh, and a dustcover is also included. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 4 Mar. 2021 If a railed dustcover was added, the Jagere would have checked all my personal boxes. Chris Mudgett, Outdoor Life, 23 June 2020 When the plastic dust settled, the frame had been cut to accept 15-round P320 compact magazines and the dustcover was chopped flush to fit a subcompact slide assembly. Chris Mudgett, Outdoor Life, 11 Sep. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of dustcover was in 1899

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“Dustcover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dustcover. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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