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English Dictionary: trash by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
trash
n
  1. worthless material that is to be disposed of [syn: rubbish, trash, scrap]
  2. worthless people
    Synonym(s): trash, scum
  3. nonsensical talk or writing
    Synonym(s): folderol, rubbish, tripe, trumpery, trash, wish-wash, applesauce, codswallop
  4. an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
    Synonym(s): methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, meth, deoxyephedrine, chalk, chicken feed, crank, glass, ice, shabu, trash
v
  1. dispose of (something useless or old); "trash these old chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer"
    Synonym(s): trash, junk, scrap
  2. express a totally negative opinion of; "The critics panned the performance"
    Synonym(s): pan, tear apart, trash
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Trash \Trash\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trashed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Trashing}.]
      1. To free from trash, or worthless matter; hence, to lop; to
            crop, as to trash the rattoons of sugar cane. --B.
            Edwards.
  
      2. To treat as trash, or worthless matter; hence, to spurn,
            humiliate, or crush. [Obs.]
  
      3. 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. [R.] --Beau. & Fl.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Trash \Trash\, v. i.
      To follow with violence and trampling. [R.] --The Puritan
      (1607).

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Trash \Trash\, n. [Cf. Icel. tros rubbish, leaves, and twigs
      picked up for fuel, trassi a slovenly fellow, Sw. trasa a
      rag, tatter.]
      1. That which is worthless or useless; rubbish; refuse.
  
                     Who steals my purse steals trash.      --Shak.
  
                     A haunch of venison would be trash to a Brahmin.
                                                                              --Landor.
  
      2. Especially, loppings and leaves of trees, bruised sugar
            cane, or the like.
  
      Note: In the West Indies, the decayed leaves and stems of
               canes are called field trash; the bruised or macerated
               rind of canes is called cane trash; and both are called
               trash. --B. Edwards.
  
      3. A worthless person. [R.] --Shak.
  
      4. A collar, leash, or halter used to restrain a dog in
            pursuing game. --Markham.
  
      {Trash ice}, crumbled ice mixed with water.

From Jargon File (4.2.0, 31 JAN 2000) [jargon]:
   trash vt.   To destroy the contents of (said of a data
   structure).   The most common of the family of near-synonyms
   including {mung}, {mangle}, and {scribble}.
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
   trash
  
      To destroy, e.g. the contents of a data structure.   The most
      common of the family of near-synonyms including {mung},
      {mangle}, and {scribble}.
  
      [{Jargon File}]
  
      (1994-11-03)
  
  
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