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Definition of "scrap-heap" [scrap-heap]

  • Alternative spelling of scrapheap. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "scrap-heap" in a sentence
  • "Of course you do not think so; but I do not see that that will prevent you from aiding me to fling the anachronism into the scrap-heap."
  • "The doctrine of Malthus was knocked into a cocked hat — or flung to the scrap-heap, as Goliah would have put it."
  • "This incentive has been a useful device for the development of the human; but it has now fulfilled its function and is ready to be cast aside into the scrap-heap of rudimentary vestiges such as gills in the throat and belief in the divine right of kings."