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ashpit

[ ash-pit ]
/ ˈæʃˌpɪt /
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noun

a receptacle in the bottom of a fireplace, under a barbecue, or the like, for the accumulation of ashes.

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Origin of ashpit

First recorded in 1790–1800; ash1 + pit1
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