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Noun: garbage can  gaar-bij kan
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: dustbin)
  1. A bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
    - ashcan [N. Amer], trash can [N. Amer], wastebin [Brit], ash bin [N. Amer], ash-bin [N. Amer], ashbin [N. Amer], dustbin [Brit, Cdn], trash barrel [N. Amer], trash bin [N. Amer], rubbish bin [Brit]

Derived forms: garbage cans

Type of: bin

Encyclopedia: Garbage can