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trash (1)

 n. [Car.; OED, unusable part of sugar cane after juice has been expressed] the part of a plant left over after the useful part has been removed, such as coconut trash the gratings of the nut from which the milk has been squeezed: 1832 Burned the Corn stalks and trash in the Big field this fornoon (Farquharson 16). Put the peas in the bag and beat it out and then you rake off the trash (Andros).

Tags: agriculture, noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-09-09 05:12
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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