trash

[ trash ]
/ træʃ /
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noun

verb (used with object)


Nearby words

  1. traprock,
  2. traps,
  3. trapshooting,
  4. trapunto,
  5. trasentine,
  6. trash and cash,
  7. trash can,
  8. trash farming,
  9. trash fish,
  10. trash rack

Origin of trash

1325–75; Middle English trasches (plural), apparently cognate with Norwegian trask rubbish; akin to Old English trus brushwood, Old Norse tros rubbish

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British Dictionary definitions for trashes

trash

1
/ (træʃ) /

noun

verb

to remove the outer leaves and branches from (growing plants, esp sugar cane)
slang to attack or destroy (someone or something) wilfully or maliciously
Derived Formstrashery, noun

Word Origin for trash

C16: of obscure origin; perhaps related to Norwegian trask

trash

2
/ (træʃ) archaic /

verb

(tr) to restrain with or as if with a lead

noun

a lead for a dog

Word Origin for trash

C17: perhaps from obsolete French tracier to track, trace 1

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Word Origin and History for trashes
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