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garbage truck

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a road vehicle for collecting domestic refuse Also called (in Britain) (dated) dustcart
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  • Mrs. Stanton Bliss straightens out her chin dimple as she glares after the garbage truck, which is rollin' away in the distance.

    The House of Torchy Sewell Ford

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