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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dialectal form of conduit.
  • n. A covered drain; a conduit.
  • n. In long-wall mining, the unfilled space between pack-walls.
  • n. In steep mine-workings, a chute down which coal or other mineral slides to a passage below.
  • n. A small roadway or air-course.

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