Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An apparatus for lilting ashes, as from the ash-pit of a locomotive-engine house, the boiler-room in a building, or the stoke-room of a vessel.

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Examples

  • A big swarthy-faced man who was standing near the ash-hoist was awaiting him.

    Tessa 1901

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