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dustpan

dustpan

noun dust·pan \ˈdəs(t)-ˌpan\

: a flat pan that is open on one side and into which dirt from the floor is swept

Full Definition of DUSTPAN

:  a shovel-shaped pan for sweepings

Examples of DUSTPAN

  1. Here's a broom and dustpan. Go sweep the kitchen.

First Known Use of DUSTPAN

1783

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