Rubbish


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rubbish

A mixture of combustible waste such as paper, cardboard cartons, wood scrap, and combustible floor sweepings; contains up to 20% by weight of restaurant or cafeteria waste but contains little or no treated papers, plastic, or rubber wastes. Also see garbage, refuse, and trash.
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References in classic literature ?
The blue- bottles buzzed about the wall, and a little old mouse picked over the rubbish among the jam pots.
So saying, he threw away the rubbish, and after having washed his nets clean of the dirt, he threw them for the third time.
I slid down the rubbish, struggled to my feet, clapped my hands over my ears, and bolted into the scullery.
No, I am not skilled in letter-writing, Barbara, and, without being told so, or any one laughing at me for it, I know that, whenever I try to describe anything with more than ordinary distinctness, I fall into the mistake of talking sheer rubbish. .
Leaving the house, with the children after her, she took the filled bucket to the dust-heap, and emptied it in a hollow place among the rubbish, about half-way up the mound.
The next light layers of rubbish were carefully removed--and the grand discovery of the day followed.
"Do you expect me to believe all that rubbish about the Land of Oz?" enquired Billina, who seemed a little cross--perhaps because bugs were scarce.
"What rubbish?" asked the child, who was now finishing her nuts and raisins.
Another says clever things and one doesn't care to listen, but this one talks rubbish yet stirs an old fellow up.
To the left was a dark hallway filled with rubbish. Old chairs, carpen- ter's horses, step ladders and empty boxes lay in the darkness waiting for shins to be barked.
With a loud bang he threw an empty box on the pile of rubbish in the hallway and then went heavily down the stairs.
IT has reached that time, the end of summer, when student houses and flats are cleared of all rubbish and clutter by the landlords.