a waste pipe, especially one discharging from a cesspool.
a pit for receiving wastes, as sewage, or other refuse. n. 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.