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dust cart

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noun British.

a garbage truck.

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Origin of dust cart

First recorded in 1770–80
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British Dictionary definitions for dust cart

dustcart
/ (ˈdʌstˌkɑːt) /

noun

a road vehicle for collecting domestic refuseUS and Canadian name: garbage truck
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