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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Cleaning
dustpandust‧pan /ˈdʌstpæn/ noun [countable]  dustpan_brush.jpg DHCa flat container with a handle that you use with a brush to remove dust and waste from the floor Have you got a dustpan and brush?
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dustpanE1 was in the kitchen, sweeping borax into a dustpan.A dustpan full of horse manure with the dustpan's brush stuck firmly into the stuff.I dropped the dustpan and ran indoors.She emptied the dustpan and searched for something else to do, straightening the Christmas cards on the mantelpiece as she passed.I carried the mess, in the dustpan, into the garden.No, with your hands, not with the dustpan.Just like Victorine had become busy with dustpan and brush.
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