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Litter

Litter consists of waste products that have been discarded incorrectly, without consent, at an unsuitable location. Litter can also be used as a verb; to litter means to drop and leave objects, often man-made, such as aluminum cans, paper cups, food wrappers, cardboard boxes or plastic bottles on the ground, and leave them there indefinitely or for other people to dispose of as opposed to disposing of them correctly.
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Palanquin

A covered litter carried on poles on the shoulders of multiple bearers, formerly used in southern and eastern Asia.
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Litter

Rubbish such as paper, cans, and bottles left lying in an open or public place
Always clear up after a picnic and never drop litter
A litter bin
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Palanquin

A covered type of litter for a stretched-out passenger, carried on four poles on the shoulders of four or more bearers, as formerly used (also by colonials) in eastern Asia.
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Litter

A number of young animals born to an animal at one time
A litter of five kittens
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Palanquin

An inclosed carriage or litter, commonly about eight feet long, four feet wide, and four feet high, borne on the shoulders of men by means of two projecting poles, - used in India, China, etc., for the conveyance of a single person from place to place.
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Litter

Absorbent material, typically in granular form, used to line a shallow receptacle in which a cat can urinate and defecate when indoors
A plastic litter tray
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Palanquin

A closed litter carried on the shoulders of four bearers
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Litter

Straw or other plant matter used as bedding for animals
The plant burns discarded litter from poultry farms
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Litter

A structure used to transport people, containing a bed or seat enclosed by curtains and carried on men's shoulders or by animals.
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Litter

Make (a place or area) untidy with rubbish or a large number of objects left lying about
The sitting room was littered with books
Clothes and newspapers littered the floor
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Litter

Provide (a horse or other animal) with litter as bedding.
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Litter

Carelessly discarded refuse, such as wastepaper
The litter in the streets after a parade.
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Litter

A disorderly accumulation of objects; a pile. “An iron washstand [stood] in the corner amidst a litter of soap and soiled towels” (Molly Gloss).
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Litter

The group of offspring produced at one birth by a mammal.
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Litter

Material, such as straw, used as bedding for animals.
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Litter

An absorbent material for covering the floor of an animal's cage or litterbox.
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Litter

An enclosed or curtained couch mounted on shafts and used to carry a single passenger.
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Litter

A flat supporting framework, such as a piece of canvas stretched between parallel shafts, for carrying a disabled or dead person; a stretcher.
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Litter

Fallen leaves and other decaying organic matter that make up the top layer of a forest floor.
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Litter

To give birth to (a litter).
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Litter

To make untidy by discarding rubbish carelessly
Someone had littered the beach with food wrappers.
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Litter

To scatter about
Littered towels all over the locker room.
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Litter

To be scattered about (an area)
“A lot of torn envelopes and open letters littered his bed” (Joseph Conrad).
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Litter

To include certain items such as expressions throughout (a speech or piece of writing, for example)
Littered his letters with the names of powerful friends.
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Litter

(Archaic) To supply (animals) with litter for bedding or floor covering.
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Litter

To give birth to a litter.
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Litter

To scatter litter.
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Litter

(countable) A platform mounted on two shafts, or a more elaborate construction, designed to be carried by two (or more) people to transport one (in luxury models sometimes more) third person(s) or (occasionally in the elaborate version) a cargo, such as a religious idol.
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Litter

The offspring of a mammal born in one birth.
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Litter

(uncountable) Material used as bedding for animals.
Sleep in the litter
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Litter

(uncountable) Collectively, items discarded on the ground.
Don't drop litter
Put litter in the bin
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Litter

(uncountable) Absorbent material used in an animal's litter tray
The cat's litter
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Litter

(uncountable) Layer of fallen leaves and similar organic matter in a forest floor.
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Litter

A covering of straw for plants.
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Litter

(intransitive) To drop or throw trash without properly disposing of it (as discarding in public areas rather than trash receptacles).
By tossing the bottle out the window, he was littering.
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Litter

(transitive) To scatter carelessly about.
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Litter

(transitive) To strew (a place) with scattered articles.
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Litter

(transitive) To give birth to, used of animals.
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Litter

(intransitive) To produce a litter of young.
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Litter

(transitive) To supply (cattle etc.) with litter; to cover with litter, as the floor of a stall.
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Litter

(intransitive) To be supplied with litter as bedding; to sleep or make one's bed in litter.
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Litter

A bed or stretcher so arranged that a person, esp. a sick or wounded person, may be easily carried in or upon it.
There is a litter ready; lay him in 't.
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Litter

Straw, hay, etc., scattered on a floor, as bedding for animals to rest on; also, a covering of straw for plants.
To crouch in litter of your stable planks.
Take off the litter from your kernel beds.
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Litter

Things lying scattered about in a manner indicating slovenliness; scattered rubbish.
Strephon, who found the room was void.Stole in, and took a strict surveyOf all the litter as it lay.
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Litter

Disorder or untidiness resulting from scattered rubbish, or from thongs lying about uncared for; as, a room in a state of litter.
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Litter

The young brought forth at one time, by a cat, dog, sow or other multiparous animal, taken collectively. Also Fig.
A wolf came to a sow, and very kindly offered to take care of her litter.
Reflect upon that numerous litter of strange, senseless opinions that crawl about the world.
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Litter

To supply with litter, as cattle; to cover with litter, as the floor of a stall.
Tell them how they litter their jades.
For his ease, well littered was the floor.
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Litter

To put into a confused or disordered condition; to strew with scattered articles; as, to litter a room.
The room with volumes littered round.
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Litter

To give birth to; to bear; - said of brutes, esp. those which produce more than one at a birth, and also of human beings, in abhorrence or contempt.
We might conceive that dogs were created blind, because we observe they were littered so with us.
The son that she did litter here,A freckled whelp hagborn.
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Litter

To be supplied with litter as bedding; to sleep or make one's bed in litter.
The innWhere he and his horse littered.
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Litter

To produce a litter.
A desert . . . where the she-wolf still littered.
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Litter

The offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal
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Litter

Rubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)
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Litter

Conveyance consisting of a chair or bed carried on two poles by bearers
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Litter

Material used to provide a bed for animals
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Litter

Strew;
Cigar butts littered the ground
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Litter

Make a place messy by strewing garbage around
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Litter

Give birth to a litter of animals
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