from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as piepoudre.


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  • Now, beside the cave is a niche, cut square in the face of the rock, for offerings; and in that niche I found a fresh bunch of field flowers, put there by I know not what dusty-foot wayfarer.

    Lore of Proserpine Maurice Hewlett 1892

  • Hours after the stars come out for Canada's Walk of Fame Festival and in the same month he establishes the Somalia Legacy Fund to support Somali-led projects to alleviate poverty, famine and health threats, the dusty-foot philosopher brings his trademark political-but-positive rhymes to Victoria Street.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed STAFF 2011

  • PIE-POUDRES (Fr. pied-poudreux, dusty-foot), court held at fairs to administer justice to itinerant vendors and buyers.

    Every Man in His Humor Ben Jonson 1605


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