a receptacle for tobacco of smokers.
Then he crunched the page, plopped it into an ashtray, lit a cigarette, and immolated the paper with the same match.
The Kaffeehaus Canon George Prochnik December 30, 2010
Ten thousand; two in the front, two in the back, the rest in the ashtray.
Can the Holocaust be Funny? Tom Doran April 5, 2013
Spying an ashtray filled with cigarette butts, she hurled it at his head.
Lena Horne’s Stormy Past James Gavin May 9, 2010
On the desk, an ashtray is filled with 23-year-old cigarette butts and a gas mask.
The KGB Welcomes You to Estonia’s Hotel Viru. Please Mind the Hidden Bugs Nina Strochlic July 30, 2014
A glass of vodka sat next to the ashtray on his night table.
Almost Famous: A Father’s Day Story Alex Belth June 14, 2014
In the ashtray were a number of River’s cigarette butts, all holder-crimped, and a quantity of ash, some of it cigar-ash.
Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper
“Can’t find an ashtray,” Bill muttered, seizing on something tangible.
The Doorway Evelyn E. Smith
Carefully he snubbed his cigarette in an ashtray, then turned sharply to the girl.
Bear Trap Alan Edward Nourse
Then he picked up a cigar out of an ashtray in front of him and lit it, waiting.
The Cosmic Computer Henry Beam Piper
Boyd looked for an ashtray, failed again to find one, and walked over to flip a second cigarette out onto Washington.
Occasion for Disaster Gordon Randall Garrett
a receptacle for tobacco ash, cigarette butts, etc
1857 as a receptacle for smokers’ ashes, from ash (n.1) + tray.
- Ash wednesday
the first day of Lent. Historical Examples By next Ash Wednesday, I will have learned how to fast without getting sick! A Confederate Girl’s Diary Sarah Margan Dawson noun the first day of Lent, named from the practice of Christians of placing ashes on their heads as a sign of penitence The seventh Wednesday before […]
the classical synthesis of Islamic philosophical theology, formulated by al-Ashʿari.
Biology. having no sex or organs. independent of processes, especially not involving the union of male and female germ cells. free from or unaffected by sexuality: an asexual friendship. Historical Examples There is, however, one difference between beings produced sexually and asexually, which is very general. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume […]
the cosmic principle of order, justice, righteousness, and truth. Contemporary Examples The Huntsmans have five other children, in addition to Gracie and Asha. Mary Kaye Huntsman Calls Attack Ad Featuring Her Daughter ‘Disgusting’ Patricia Murphy January 6, 2012 In reading about Asha, its current location is hard to overlook—Research Triangle, North Carolina. STI Awareness Month […]