Definitions

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

  • n. A pit for refuse or sewage.

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  • n. A cesspool; a pit or covered cistern used to collect sewage and waste water.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as cesspool.

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

  • n. a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it

Etymologies

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

cess(pool) + pit1.

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cesspool + pit

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