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dustbin

or dust bin

[ duhst-bin ]
/ ˈdʌstˌbɪn /
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noun Chiefly British.

an ashcan; garbage can.

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Origin of dustbin

First recorded in 1840–50; dust + bin
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British Dictionary definitions for dustbin

dustbin
/ (ˈdʌstˌbɪn) /

noun

a large, usually cylindrical container for rubbish, esp one used by a householdUS and Canadian names: garbage can, trash can
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