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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishheapheap1 /hiːp/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 GROUP OF THINGSa large untidy pile of things a rubbish heapheap of There was a heap of stones where the building used to be.in a heap The envelopes for posting lay in a heap on her desk. We piled the branches into heaps for burning.2 heaps3 fall/collapse etc in a heap4 humorousTTCOLD/NOT NEW an old car that is in bad condition5 at the top/bottom of the heap6 be struck all of a heap
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heapAce, Defries and Bernice fell in a heap.The jelly cupboard was on its back, its contents lying in a heap in the corner of the bottom shelf.Then she sees Rainbow's cast-off shirt at the foot of the stairs, tangled in a heap with Anya's jeans.The kids left all their wet towels in a heap on the bathroom floor.On the end of the desk was a heap of newspapers.a compost heapAn alternative to digging in the green manure in spring is to cut and add the material to the compost heap.There was a huge heap of blankets and pillows on the bed.Here there were piles of newspapers, heaps of books, manuscripts, labels, rubber stamps, envelopes.Loose orange heaps, recently dropped, steaming, that bristled with straw.Candles in jam-jars were set around the heap of boulders.in a heapThe foreigner stumbled on a few steps, his brains leaking out around his earphones, and collapsed in a heap.The enemy was mowed down in heaps.Ace, Defries and Bernice fell in a heap.The gallant commander and his horse fell in a heap... the horse dead, the rider unhurt.She was left in a heap at the side of the road as the defendant drove off.The jelly cupboard was on its back, its contents lying in a heap in the corner of the bottom shelf.Wattling always leaves his flannel lying in a heap by the bath.The cabbage was all gone and the shiny ankle bones of smoked pork were pushed in a heap on their plates.