Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of tile employed in the formation of drains.

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

  • noun A hollow tile used in making drains; -- called also draining tile.

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

  • noun A hollow tile used in making drains.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

drain +‎ tile

Examples

  • For instance, why, on the Building 3 plumbing inspection form dated September 21, 1950, is the "Number of feet of draintile" typed in as "none," and why is that same line on the handwritten Building 4 form, dated September 20, 1950, left blank?

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