throw dust in someones eyes
to leave; to depart. : They dusted out of there at about midnight.
to defeat someone; to win out over someone. : We dusted the other team, eighty-seven to fifty-four.
to kill someone. (Underworld.) : The gang set out to dust the witnesses but got only one of them.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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