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dustpan

[ duhst-pan ]
/ ˈdʌstˌpæn /
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noun
a short-handled shovellike utensil into which dust is swept for removal.
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Origin of dustpan

First recorded in 1775–85; dust + pan1
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British Dictionary definitions for dustpan

dustpan
/ (ˈdʌstˌpæn) /

noun
a short-handled hooded shovel into which dust is swept from floors, etc
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