Origin of ashpit
Examples from the Web for ashpit
Children—and sometimes old children—think that a little hag resides in the ashpit beside the fire.English As We Speak It in Ireland|P. W. Joyce
There is a heavy hand-hewn stone sink and a copper caldron with its own firebox and ashpit.Seaport in Virginia|Gay Montague Moore
His duty was to keep the furnaces always at the same heat, and the water in the ashpit always at the same level.Michael Faraday|J. H. Gladstone
Draught is regulated in the ashpit by opening or closing the bottom door of the furnace and by the damper on the smoke shaft.
He was left by the mob, thrust into the ashpit of one of the furnaces, more than half dead.Worcestershire in the Nineteenth Century|T. C. Turberville