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garbage can

noun
1.
a container, usually of metal or plastic, for the disposal of waste matter, especially kitchen refuse.
Compare trash can.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for garbage-can

garbage can

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a large, usually cylindrical container for refuse, esp one used by a household Also called ash bin, ash can, trash can, (in Britain (and certain other countries)) dustbin
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