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ashpit

[ash-pit] /ˈæʃˌpɪt/
noun
1.
a receptacle in the bottom of a fireplace, under a barbecue, or the like, for the accumulation of ashes.
Origin of ashpit
1790-1800
First recorded in 1790-1800; ash1 + pit1
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