a pit for receiving wastes, as sewage, or other refuse.
1864, from cess (see cesspool) + pit (n.).
a cistern, well, or pit for retaining the sediment of a drain or for receiving the sewage from a house. any filthy receptacle or place. any place of moral filth or immorality: a cesspool of iniquity. noun Also called sink, sump. a covered cistern, etc, for collecting and storing sewage or waste water a filthy […]
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a narrow, curved basket fitted on one end to a wooden handle with a glovelike compartment at the base, for catching and throwing the ball.
- Cestan-chenais syndrome
Cestan-Chenais syndrome Ces·tan-Che·nais syndrome (sě-stān’shə-nā’, sě-stäɴ’-) n. A syndrome caused by lesions of the brain stem and resulting in contralateral hemiplegia, hemianesthesia, paralysis of the larynx and soft palate, enophthalmos, miosis, and ptosis.