from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small receptacle with a handle and hinged cover, used for collecting ashes and crumbs.
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- n. A dustpan with a hinged lid into which crumbs or ash from an ashtray are put.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small receptacle with a handle and a hinged lid; used for collecting crumbs or ashes
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