Definition of Dustheaps

1. dustheap [n] - See also: dustheap



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dustheaps

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

Literary usage of Dustheaps

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dombey and Son. by Charles Dickens, Hablot Knight Browne (1848)
"... and dunghills, and dustheaps, and ditches, and gardens, and summer-houses, and carpet-beating grounds, at the very door of the Railway. ..."

2. The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson by Walter Scott, William James Rolfe (1904)
"... hiding the more or less of pleasure which a strong man must have in using his strength, be it but in heaving aside dustheaps. What in my own personal ..."

3. History of English thought in the eighteenth century by Leslie Stephen, Stephen, Leslie, Sir, 1832-1904 (1876)
"The details of such a discussion may well be swept to the dustheaps. The general tendency needs 1 Hoadly, Works, ii. 190. ..."

4. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1902)
"... (and especially the last chapter of Book II) and the work on ' The Constitution of the Athenians,' which has been recovered from the dustheaps of Egypt, ..."

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