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derelict
used in The Grapes of Wrath

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in terrible condition and/or abandoned
  • A great pile of junk; fenders and truck sides, wheels and axles; over the whole lot a spirit of decay, of mold and rust; twisted iron, half-gutted engines, a mass of derelicts.
    Chapter 16 (49% in)

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