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  • noun Plural form of ashtray.

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Examples

  • The place was dimly lit, with a horseshoe bar on which the go-go girls attempted to dance to music piped over speakers, without knocking over the customers 'drinks (mostly beers) or stepping on the live cigarettes parked in ashtrays here and there.

    The Richmond Beer Garden: Naked truckers, rowdy cops and gentrification

  • The first is, there's a Turner Prize to be won by collecting thousands of soon-to-be defunct ashtrays from the UK's pubs and clubs and stacking them to form one big ashtray, or a wall of ashtrays.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • The first is, there's a Turner Prize to be won by collecting thousands of soon-to-be defunct ashtrays from the UK's pubs and clubs and stacking them to form one big ashtray, or a wall of ashtrays.

    The fag-end of history

  • 3 - Theeth were placed in ashtrays in restaurants and bars

    PS2 GETAWAY

  • 3 - Theeth were placed in ashtrays in restaurants and bars

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • There was practically no item that was considered out-of-bounds in depicting the Black woman as immodest and lacking in sexual restraint as ordinary articles such as ashtrays, postcards, sheet music, fishing lures, drinking glasses, featured scantily-clad Black women.

    Deracializing White Female Sexual Explicitness & The Economic and Social Exploitation Black Sexuality

  • Hotels often like to have locally-made ceramics as decoration and advertisement, such as ashtrays and flower vases.

    2. Products and options

  • It has a gorgeous stage curtain (rarely used according to an unusually friendly usher the Bellyachers chatted to as they explored during the interval - recent plays haven't used the curtain) and huge floating circular boxes (affording a terrible view of the stage according to our usher source) which Dame Edna referred to as "ashtrays" during a run here.

    West End Whingers

  • They're not sophisticated enough to be able to deliver a fully functioning doll complete with internal circuitry and wiring, but for producing replicates of ordinary objects such as ashtrays or vases, they're just fine.

    The Times of India

  • Getting rid of smoking-related items such as ashtrays, lighters, matches, cigarettes and cigarette butts.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

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