Definition of Rubbish heap

1. Noun. An accumulation of refuse and discarded matter.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rubbish Heap

rubbet
rubbidge
rubbidges
rubbies
rubbing
rubbing alcohol
rubbing out
rubbing strip
rubbingly
rubbings
rubbish-bin
rubbish bin
rubbish bins
rubbish dump
rubbish heap (current term)
rubbished
rubbisher
rubbishers
rubbishes
rubbishing
rubbishy
rubbit
rubble
rubbled
rubbles
rubblestone
rubblework
rubblier
rubbliest

Literary usage of Rubbish heap

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sand-buried Ruins of Khotan: Personal Narrative of a Journey of by Aurel Stein (1904)
"DISCOVERIES IN AN ANTIQUE rubbish heap. THE excavations previously described plainly showed me that the ancient houses of this site had been cleared by ..."

2. The Spirit of Rome: Leaves from a Diary by Vernon Lee (1906)
"... I THE RUBBISH-HEAP YESTERDAY wandered in Trastevere and about Piazza Mattel and Montanara and back by 'bus; again this morning tramm'd to Lateran in ..."

3. The Spirit of Rome: Leaves from a Diary by Vernon Lee (1906)
"... THE RUBBISH-HEAP YESTERDAY wandered in Trastevere and about Piazza Mattel and Montanara and back by 'bus ; again this ..."

4. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"Yet there is no practice more firmly established than the ancient one of the garden rubbish heap, often disfiguring spots which might be pretty with ferns ..."

5. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1900)
"Yet there is no practice more firmly established than the ancient one of the garden rubbish heap, often disfiguring spots which might be pretty with ferns ..."

6. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo (1887)
"In a few moments, he had reached the rubbish heap and passed round it. ... The shore, beginning with the rubbish heap, was only about thirty paces long, ..."

7. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1866)
"The first or regular rubbish-heap, the never-failing help to the kitchen garden ... A third heap, but scarcely a rubbish-heap, consists of larger prunings ..."

8. The Gardeners' Dictionary: Describing the Plants, Fruits and Vegetables by George W. Johnson (1877)
"... and you have a chance of having many very fine, but with the risk that many others, from their shape, will be fit only for the rubbish-heap. ..."

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