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trash can

noun
1.
a container for the disposal of dry waste matter.
Compare garbage can.
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  • Perry slowly set down the ice-cream cone on the lid of the trash-can beside him.

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British Dictionary definitions for trash-can

trash can

noun
1.
a US name for dustbin Also called ash can, garbage can
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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