dustheap

noun
dust·​heap | \ ˈdəst-ˌ(h)ēp How to pronounce dustheap (audio) \

Definition of dustheap

1 : a pile of refuse
2 : a category of forgotten items the dustheap of historyNew Republic

First Known Use of dustheap

1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Dustheap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dustheap. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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