meaning of ashtray

ashtray meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1857 as a receptacle for cigarette smokers' ashes, from ash (n.1) + tray.

ashtray meaning in General Dictionary

a receptacle the ash from cigarette smokers' cigars or cigarettes

Sentence Examples with the word ashtray

Mr. O'Hara stooped and removed the brass ashtray from the trashcan.

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