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Dusty

Well, it is none so dusty, or Not so dusty. I don't call it bad; rather smart. Here dusty is the opposite of neat, and neat = spruce. “None so dusty” or “Not so dusty” means therefore, Not so unspruce, or rather smart.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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