scrap heap

or scrap·heap

Origin of scrap heap

First recorded in 1830–40; scrap1 + heap
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Related Words for scrap-heap

dump, landfill, midden

Word Origin and History for scrap-heap
n.

1803, from scrap (n.1) + heap (n.).

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