wastepaper basket

[ weyst-bas-kit, -bah-skit ]SEE DEFINITION OF wastepaper basket
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He wrote pages and pages, and in the evening threw them into the wastepaper basket.

I was looking respectfully at that tomb of fame, his wastepaper basket.

He searched the wastepaper basket, and, picking an envelope therefrom, said “Ha!”

"Yeah," agreed the other, picking it up and throwing it into a wastepaper basket.

Peggy, armed with the wastepaper basket and the skin, followed open-mouthed.

Telegrams followed, which he threw into the wastepaper basket.

It is about the only place in the room he could hide in, except of course the wastepaper basket.

And he pitched the papers at the wastepaper basket under the sideboard.

Why not believe her when she said she did not throw the burning punk into the wastepaper basket?

"This is from my beautiful brother," said my father, as he dropped it into the wastepaper basket.

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