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duster

noun [C]     /ˈdʌs.tər/ US  /-tɚ/
UK (US dustcloth) a piece of cloth that is used for removing dust from furniture, books, surfaces, etc.Equipment used for cleaning US a feather duster (= a stick with feathers at one end, used for cleaning) or a similar object with cloth attached to one end
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