ash-bin


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Noun1.ash-bin - a bin that holds rubbish until it is collectedash-bin - a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
bin - a container; usually has a lid
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On all fours amongst the puddles, wet and begrimed, like a sort of amphibious and domestic animal living in ash-bins and dirty water, she uttered the usual exordium: "It's all very well for you, kept doing nothing like a gentleman." And she followed it with the everlasting plaint of the poor, pathetically mendacious, miserably authenticated by the horrible breath of cheap rum and soap-suds.
One officer heard a little girl in r ags whimpering behind an ash-bin. The drunken stepfather had leathered the girl with his belt aftershe had tried to stop him battering her mother.