Entry from British & World English dictionary
A rubbish bin with a lid opened by means of a pedal.
- When the doctor was on the phone to Booth Hall I saw a nurse lean into a pedal bin and take out the tray with the finger on it.
- We ended up buying some items for our kitchens (a pedal bin and a small set of steps if you are interested).
- Whether it was fruit scones or vegetable curry, I only ever produced foul-smelling gunk worthy of a swipe along the worktop straight into the pedal bin.
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