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- 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.