Definition of Dustheap

1. a pile of trash [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dustheap

dustbrushes
dustcart
dustcarts
dustcloth
dustcloths
dustcoat
dustcover
dustcovers
dusted
dusted off
duster
dusters
dustfall
dustfalls
dustfree
dustheap (current term)
dustheaps
dustier
dustiest
dustily
dustiness
dustinesses
dusting
dusting off
dusting powder
dustings
dustless
dustlike
dustman
dustmat

Literary usage of Dustheap

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1. Anarchism and Other Essays by Emma Goldman, Hippolyte Havel (1910)
"... the moment he will not allow himself to be used or sell his principles, he is thrown on the dustheap. Such was the fate of the president of the company, ..."

2. Man by Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (1905)
"... or required to make room for fresh additions were thrown by the sacristans over the wall into a dustheap in the court of tue XT Dynasty Temple below, ..."

3. Modern Democracies by James Bryce Bryce (1921)
"... for the exercise of the suffrage should be a pre-condition to the grant of it was in 1918 tossed contemptuously on the dustheap of obsolete prejudices, ..."

4. Shakespeare from Betterton to Irving by George Clinton Densmore Odell (1920)
"... to the World's dustheap, without accomplishing thy purpose. Until too late; for in that very speech which the sensitive ..."

5. The Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1897)
"Facts were treated as unworthy of her; mere stuff of the dustheap, mutton-bones, old shoes; she swam above them in a cocoon of her spinning, ..."

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