from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hollow tile used in making drains.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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


drain +‎ tile (Wiktionary)


  • 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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