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Added 2nd definition. The author of the quote makes it clear that he's not refering to just any dust but the specific dust of the grave, the remains of corpse. Rklawton 15:37, 12 March 2007 (UTC)

I disagree. That's just poetry, using dust as a metonym for decomposed remains. It's not a whole different definition of dust. Fyrius 16:08, 18 November 2008 (UTC)

"dust" is also slang for w:Phencyclidine also known as "angel dust". Rklawton 15:36, 12 March 2007 (UTC)

Webster's has a few we don't have - including a likely compromise for the above [1] Rklawton 13:38, 21 November 2008 (UTC)