Proper receptacle

(Bot.) a receptacle which supports only a single flower or fructification.

See also: Proper

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A single assembly may be a proper receptacle of those slender, or rather fettered, authorities, which have been heretofore delegated to the federal head; but it would be inconsistent with all the principles of good government, to intrust it with those additional powers which, even the moderate and more rational adversaries of the proposed Constitution admit, ought to reside in the United States.
Don't Trash It" also ran between innings to encourage everyone to not litter and to put trash in its proper receptacle.
I can see it now, neat little signs at bus stops and in parks: "Please Watch Yourself (not the women around you)," "Put Your Trashy Behaviour in the Proper Receptacle." Ah summer.
The plug melts and empties the metal or slag through a spout into a proper receptacle.
He added: "If people use a candle they should put it in a proper receptacle at all times."
'We are calling on the candidates, you spent so much on placing your posters everywhere, you should also spend a bit for its removal and place them in proper receptacles. You can even give it to those who have people who do not have a roof on their houses,' she said.
One can make a difference by disposing of waste in the proper receptacles. Everyone needs to set a positive example for others to follow.
Likely they're the same folks who throw aluminum cans, glass bottles and balls of used fishing line in the water, rather than making the effort to put trash in the proper receptacles back at the marina or boat ramp.
"We advise that cigarettes are never left unattended and are extinguished in the proper receptacles such as ashtrays."
Provide/use proper receptacles for smoking materials; one suggestion would be using metal cans with sand;
I use the term "litter" because the words "trash," "garbage" or "waste" would imply the items I collected had been placed in their proper receptacles.
Conscientious people are doing their civic duty and depositing material in the proper receptacles.
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