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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A drainpipe that carries off wastes from a plumbing fixture, especially from a toilet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A pipe that carries off liquid wastes from a toilet

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A pipe or drain for carrying off night soil.
  • n. a pipe or drain for carrying off night soil.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An upright discharge-pipe which receives the general refuse from water-closets, etc., in a building.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. drain that conveys liquid waste from toilets, etc.

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