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dust off


  • From the Viet Nam Era, it means to pick up or evacuate personnel, especially wounded, via helicopter.

    Used as verb: "They're gonna dust off Delta Company two clicks (kilometers) south of Hill759."

    The present-progressive verb: "Get it in gear, Ladies, we're dusting off."

    Used as noun: "We need a dust off ASAP!"

    Last edited on Aug 04 2014. Submitted by ShadeyHolt from Seminole, FL, USA on Aug 04 2014.

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