They were putting on outer clothes from the store-room to protect them from the dirt and damp.
Dick, vaguely conscious of damp and dirt, went up to his bedroom.
But ye kin ride, b'y; so dirt don't count; clean ridin's the thing.
We worked in gangs of six, digging and passing up the dirt into the night-tubs.
In some places there are high mounds of dirt outside the city wall.