Trashing
Trash Trash, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trashed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trashing}.] 1. To free from trash, or worthless matter; hence, to lop; to crop, as to trash the rattoons of sugar cane. --B. Edwards. [1913 Webster]

2. To treat as trash, or worthless matter; hence, to spurn, humiliate, or crush. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

3. To hold back by a trash or leash, as a dog in pursuing game; hence, to retard, encumber, or restrain; to clog; to hinder vexatiously. [R.] --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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