Cesspool

• (n.) A cistern in the course, or the termination, of a drain, to collect sedimentary or superfluous matter; a privy vault; any receptacle of filth.
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cesspool

(from the article `environmental works`) ...most wastes were simply dumped into gutters to be flushed through the drains by floods. Toilets (water closets) were installed in houses in the ...
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cesspool

cesspit noun a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it
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Cesspool

Cess'pool` (-pōl`) noun [ See Sesspol .] A cistern in the course, or the termination, of a drain, to collect sedimentary or superfluous matter; a privy vault; any receptacle of filth. [ Written also sesspool .]
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Cesspool

A watertight chamber in which sewage effluent is collected. In some cases, an outlet is provided from the cesspool to allow soakage into surrounding ground. Otherwise, it must be emptied at regular intervals, a service usually provided by the Local Authority for which a charge is made.
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cesspool

cesspool: see septic tank.
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cesspool

[n] - a covered cistern
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