Definition of trash:
- A collar, leash, or halter used to restrain a dog in pursuing game.
- A worthless person.
- Especially, loppings and leaves of trees, bruised sugar cane, or the like.
- That which is worthless or useless; rubbish; refuse.
- To follow with violence and trampling.
- To free from trash, or worthless matter; hence, to lop; to crop, as to trash the rattoons of sugar cane.
- To hold back by a trash or leash, as a dog in pursuing game; hence, to retard, encumber, or restrain; to clog; to hinder vexatiously.
- To treat as trash, or worthless matter; hence, to spurn, humiliate, or crush.
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reject (part of speech: verb)
The hand which held the basket into which I poured the rescued trash trembled visibly, and the brief glance that I bestowed on her as she murmured her thanks and apologies- with a very slight foreign accent- showed me that she was excessively pale.- "The Mystery of 31 New Inn", R. Austin Freeman.
I'd had my supper and wuz restin' in my room, Molly and Blandina had gone for a walk accompanied by Billy Huff, and Josiah had gone down to set with grandpa Huff a spell, when Aunt Tryphena come in and said a lady wuz there to see me; I asked her who it wuz, and she said: " I don't know, but guess it is some 'big bug trash, ' 'tennyrate she come in a antymobile that stands to the door without hitchin'."- "Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition", Marietta Holley.
- "The Marx He Knew", John Spargo.