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dustheap

[duhst-heep] /ˈdʌstˌhip/
noun
1.
a heap or pile of rubbish, refuse, or the like.
2.
oblivion; obscurity; disregard; disuse:
He was consigned to the dustheap after many years of public service.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; dust + heap
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  • His opponents in that argument seem to have landed on the dustheap of history.

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