Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling, or covered in, sawdust.

Etymologies

sawdust +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If there's such a thing as pariah food – a recipe shunned by mainstream menus, mocked to near extinction and consigned to niche hinterlands for evermore – then the nut roast, a dish whose very name has become a watchword for sawdusty disappointment, is surely a strong contender.

    How to cook the perfect nut roast

  • That dry, sawdusty chicken breast and cardboard salmon you've had is the result of this over reliance on "fire" and "microwaves" for your culinary needs.

    Cara Parks: The Sous Vide Supreme: At $449, Succulent, or Just Suck? (REVIEW, PHOTOS)

  • I pull sawdusty air into my lungs and start to swing.

    The Man From the Circus

  • I remember Mr Hubble as a tough, high – shouldered, stooping old man, of a sawdusty fragrance, with his legs extraordinarily wide apart: so that in my short days

    Great Expectations

  • The woodworking shop in Blu Dot's Minneapolis factory space is cold, sawdusty and filled with intimidating machines, and John Christakos loves it in here.

    KEEPING IT REAL--AND REAL SMALL

  • Many, many thanks to everyone for your words of encouragement while we live in this sawdusty mess.

    quickie update

  • No matzo meal in our house either, so I did the egg wash and breadcrumb thing; using a combination of those lung-clogging fluro orange sawdusty things, and some crunchy Japanese panko crumbs.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • I'm so used to iced fairy cakes being dry and sawdusty that these were a pleasant suprise.

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • He patted the battered and sawdusty walkie-talkie clipped to his belt.

    The Dark Tower

  • He looked up, smiling, and brushed hair from his forehead with a sawdusty hand.

    The Waste Lands

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