from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
cosmic dust(which see, under cosmic).
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"Strikes me you're a bit of star-dust yourself, flung into a world of cowled gnomes who cannot see," was his comment at the end of it.
Chapter 32 2010
They sank lower and lower into the muddy abyss, back into the dregs of the raw beginnings of life, striving blindly and chemically, as atoms strive, as the star-dust if the heavens strives, colliding, recoiling, and colliding again and eternally again.
Chapter 15 2010
When Tamerlane swept with fire and sword over Eastern Asia, states were disrupted, cities overthrown, and tribes scattered like star-dust.
CHAPTER 12 2010
Courbertin read slowly, '_states were disrupted, cities overthrown, and tribes scattered like -- like star-dust.
CHAPTER 28 2010
So great, so intense is it, that the world could crumble to star-dust so long as their souls rushed together.
He knew full well, from his Spencer, that man can never attain ultimate knowledge of anything, and that the mystery of beauty was no less than that of life - nay, more that the fibres of beauty and life were intertwisted, and that he himself was but a bit of the same nonunderstandable fabric, twisted of sunshine and star-dust and wonder.
Chapter 23 2010
Further than ever comet flared or vagrant star-dust swirled –
stormtiger Diary Entry stormtiger 2008
“Once upon a time, perfume and designer jean makers were the ones who relied on celebrities to add a bit of star-dust glamour to their products,” the report said.
And since we did not see it through air, its outline was bright and sharp, there was no glow or halo about it, and the star-dust that covered the sky came right to its very margin, and marked the outline of its unilluminated part.
First Men in the Moon Herbert George 2006
But the Milky Way, it seemed to me, was still the same tattered streamer of star-dust as of yore.
The Time Machine, by H. G. Wells Herbert George 2006
ruzuzu commented on the word star-dust
"Same as cosmic dust (which see, under cosmic)."
September 17, 2010