Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Venice, one of the curbs or heads of the cisterns which are filled with water from the neighboring mainland; a well-curb: a common abbreviation of vera di pozzo.
“All I want to know … is how you can stand to put up that picture of a dude with his head up his butt! pozzo”
“So last week, police were understandably puzzled as to how and why someone pried off the massive cap off of a pozzo in the Campiello dei Calegheri, near the Fenice, and disappeared into the night with it.”
“Danubierhome and Barbaropolis, who had settled and stratified in the capital city after its hebdomodary metropoliarchialisation as sunblistered, moonplastered, gory, wheedling, joviale, litche-rous and full, ordered off the gorgeous premises in most cases on account of his smell which all cookmaids eminently objected to as ressembling the bombinubble puzzo that welled out of the pozzo.”
“Intanto negli Usa le immagini tv hanno mostrato i primi risultati del test cruciale sulla nuova struttura di contenimento del pozzo Macondo esploso il 20 aprile: per la prima volta da allora il geyser sottomarino si è fermato.”
“Intanto negli Usa le immagini tv hanno mostrato i primi risultati del test cruciale sulla nuova struttura di contenimento del pozzo”
“And although the ancestors of some Puzzos might have lived near a well (puzza dialect for pozzo ` well or fountain '), the forebears of others may have smelled like a sewer (puzzo ` stench').”
“19/07/2010 09: 29 Usa: Allen chiede a BP rapporto immediato su perdita vicino a pozzo”
“In this coniculo we had an opportunity of obferving the method of proceeding when a gallery broke in upon a pozzo; for the gal - lery was carried round the (haft, and its direc - tion continued upon the oppofite fide, leaving - between them a thin wall of rock, with aper - tures for the admiffion and free circulation of air.”
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