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synonyms for trash can

  • dustbin
  • wastebasket
  • Dumpster™
  • ashcan
  • compost heap
  • garbage bag
  • litter basket
  • skip
  • trash bag
  • wastebin
  • wastepaper basket
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How to use trash can in a sentence

From Bungay in Suffolk comes the news that a water-wagtail has built its nest in a milk-can.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
The boy's head was held high, indicative of his opinion of poor white trash and Crackers in general, and Mandy Ann in particular.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
I dare say it is all pretty green, but that is no reason for us to fill the barrow with trash.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The librarian told me I'd never find a copy, and this was on top of a pile of trash in a second-hand shop right here in this town.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
From South America to Cuba, there is one vast collection of trash imported to catch the pennies of these long-suffering people.
GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
That was always closed except to open just to take out the trash can.
WARREN COMMISSION (3 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. III (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
Eleanor tossed the object referred to in the trash-basket and looked at him defiantly.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
Above all, the doctor—the doctor and the purulent trash and garbage of his pharmacopoeia!
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
All the kids whose folks ain't trash, their mothers tells 'em not to run with me no more.
DANNY'S OWN STORYDON MARQUIS
He went over the figures again, painfully printed on the back of an envelope picked from the kitchen trash-basket.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO TRASH CAN

  • dustbin
  • garbage pail
  • litter basket
  • trash barrel
  • trash bin
  • trash can
  • wastebasket
  • wastebin
  • wastepaper basket
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