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.

Nearby words

  1. ashlaring,
  2. ashley,
  3. ashman,
  4. ashmolean museum,
  5. ashore,
  6. ashplant,
  7. ashqelon,
  8. ashram,
  9. ashtabula,
  10. ashton

Origin of ashpit

First recorded in 1790–1800; ash1 + pit1

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