Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Venice, one of the curbs or heads of the cisterns which are filled with water from the neighboring mainland; a well-curb: a common abbreviation of vera di pozzo.

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Examples

  • All I want to know … is how you can stand to put up that picture of a dude with his head up his butt! pozzo

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Headbutt seemed a little random

  • So last week, police were understandably puzzled as to how and why someone pried off the massive cap off of a pozzo in the Campiello dei Calegheri, near the Fenice, and disappeared into the night with it.

    Master Thieves at Work

  • Danubierhome and Barbaropolis, who had settled and stratified in the capital city after its hebdomodary metropoliarchialisation as sunblistered, moonplastered, gory, wheedling, joviale, litche-rous and full, ordered off the gorgeous premises in most cases on account of his smell which all cookmaids eminently objected to as ressembling the bombinubble puzzo that welled out of the pozzo.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Intanto negli Usa le immagini tv hanno mostrato i primi risultati del test cruciale sulla nuova struttura di contenimento del pozzo Macondo esploso il 20 aprile: per la prima volta da allora il geyser sottomarino si è fermato.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • Intanto negli Usa le immagini tv hanno mostrato i primi risultati del test cruciale sulla nuova struttura di contenimento del pozzo

    WN.com - Photown News

  • And although the ancestors of some Puzzos might have lived near a well (puzza dialect for pozzo ` well or fountain '), the forebears of others may have smelled like a sewer (puzzo ` stench').

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 2

  • 19/07/2010 09: 29 Usa: Allen chiede a BP rapporto immediato su perdita vicino a pozzo

    ITnews

  • In this coniculo we had an opportunity of obferving the method of proceeding when a gallery broke in upon a pozzo; for the gal - lery was carried round the (haft, and its direc - tion continued upon the oppofite fide, leaving - between them a thin wall of rock, with aper - tures for the admiffion and free circulation of air.

    Travels through various provinces of the kingdom of Naples, in 1789

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