from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The bottom of a central mine shaft.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as pit-bottom
  • n. See the extract.


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  • The cages came up crammed and crammed again with the men nearest the pit-eye, as they call the place where you can see daylight from the bottom of the main shaft.

    Soldiers Three


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