dust one's jacket

(Slang) give a person a beat or whip

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • To dust one's jacket — Jacket Jack et, n. [F. jaquette, dim. of jaque. See 3d {Jack}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. A short upper garment, extending downward to the hips; a short coat without skirts. [1913 Webster] 2. An outer covering for anything, esp. a covering of some… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To dyst one's jacket — Dust Dust (d[u^]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dusted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dusting}.] 1. To free from dust; to brush, wipe, or sweep away dust from; as, to dust a table or a floor. [1913 Webster] 2. To sprinkle with dust. [1913 Webster] 3. To reduce to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jacket — Jack et, n. [F. jaquette, dim. of jaque. See 3d {Jack}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. A short upper garment, extending downward to the hips; a short coat without skirts. [1913 Webster] 2. An outer covering for anything, esp. a covering of some… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dust — (d[u^]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dusted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dusting}.] 1. To free from dust; to brush, wipe, or sweep away dust from; as, to dust a table or a floor. [1913 Webster] 2. To sprinkle with dust. [1913 Webster] 3. To reduce to a fine… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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