dustpan

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noun dust·pan \ˈdəs(t)-ˌpan\

Definition of dustpan

  1. :  a shovel-shaped pan for sweepings

Examples of dustpan in a Sentence

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

1783

First Known Use of dustpan

1783


DUSTPAN Defined for English Language Learners

dustpan

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noun dust·pan \ˈdəs(t)-ˌpan\

Definition of dustpan for English Language Learners

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


DUSTPAN Defined for Kids

dustpan

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noun dust·pan \ˈdəst-ˌpan\

Definition of dustpan for Students

  1. :  a flat pan shaped like a shovel into which dirt from the floor is swept



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