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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The joint or interstice between stones, to be filled with mortar. - Gwilt
  • n. Cold water drinking fountain typically found in public locations; also, fountain or water source for animals (birds, horses etc.)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The joint or interstice between stones, to be filled with mortar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A watering-place for animals; a horse-trough. In masonry, a joint or interstice between stones, to be filled up with mortar or cement. Gwilt. Also spelled abbreuvoir.

Etymologies

French, a watering place (Wiktionary)

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