Christiansen says she was pulled over by a Border Patrol vehicle on a dirt road about two miles from her home.
Leon drove the van down a dirt trail and stopped near the backhoe, which had finished its digging and was now just waiting.
But how is it they never lose that hunger to turn over the next shovel of dirt?
15c. metathesis of Middle English drit, drytt "mud, dirt, dung" (c.1300), from Old Norse drit, cognate with Old English dritan "to void excrement," from Proto-Germanic *dritanan (cf. Dutch drijten, Old High German trizan).
Used abusively of persons from c.1300. Meaning "gossip" first attested 1926 (in Hemingway); dirt bike is 1960s. Dirt-cheap is from 1821. Dirt road attested by 1852.