ashcan definition

  • noun:
    • a sizable, often material receptacle for trash.
    • Slang A depth charge.
    • Slang a strong cylindrical firecracker.
    • A container for ashes, found in times past for collecting ashes produced from timber and coal fires, for ultimate disposal elsewhere. A dustbin.
    • a type of huge firecracker.
    • a bin that holds trash until it really is collected.
    • very early 20th-century united states of america painting; portrays practical and sordid moments of city life
    • a bin that keeps rubbish until it really is collected
  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding the Ashcan class of United states art.

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