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ashtray

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noun ash·tray \ˈash-ˌtrā\

Simple Definition of ashtray

  • : a small dish or other small container that is used for throwing away used cigarettes and cigars and their ashes

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ashtray

  1. :  a receptacle for tobacco ashes and for cigar and cigarette butts

1876

First Known Use of ashtray

1876


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