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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DUSTBIN

And dont you ever want to pitch all the ledgers into the dustbin and burn the stools?

He digs for rats in the dustbin sometimes, and gets very dirty.

Offer him a dustbin full of stuff; he calls it refuse—passes by on the other side.

That dustbin was the outward and visible sign of the decadence of Sapp.

Very shortly I shall carry your head to the dustbin in a saucer.

Just before the American Ambassador came there was a new thing for carrying down the food—something like a dustbin with a lid on.

But judging from Tora's voice—it sounds really aggrieved—I think it's time we went and umpired about the dustbin.

I have sometimes found good species in a friend's dustbin or cistern, or upon the sides of the open cellar of a public-house.

Mortimer first floated into my orbit one day when we both met in the porter's lodge to complain about the dustbin.

And so I stood reading by the dustbin, with the rain pouring down, when all at once somebody came and clasped me round the waist.'

WORD ORIGIN

1848, from dust (n.) + bin.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DUSTBIN

ash can

noungarbage can
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.