Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See ajutage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as ajutage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of ajutage.

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Examples

  • You’re at an ideal height here, low enough to get good feed from the Agger reservoirs, but too high to be troubled by backwashes when the Tiber floods, and the size of the adjutage into the mains is larger than the water companies are supplying now — if the new blocks can even get connected to the mains, that is!

    The First Man in Rome

  • But the greatest relief of all was to discover that the apartment contained a bathroom and a latrine — for, as the agent gleefully explained, the insula lay right athwart one of Rome’s main sewers, and was legally supplied with an adjutage to the water supply.

    The First Man in Rome

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