cesspit


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cesspit

a pit to retain the sediment, usually fecal, of a drain.
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4) In earlier research the cesspit dates to the end of 13th century or to the beginning of 14th century (Tammet 1988, 97; Maesalu 1990, 452).
Evaluation and statistical analysis: Both in cesspits and drains, pre-treatment density was monitored at 2-3 day intervals, on day 10, 7, 3 and 1 prior to insecticide application.
The cesspit or septic tank may be located within the boundaries of a property or may be within the boundaries to a neighbours' property and could be exclusively used by the property you are purchasing or used in common with other nearby properties.
Stuart Pearce is rising above the cesspit of modern game
Chinese porcelain cup from around 1700 found in the city Cologne salt-glazed mug from around 1500-1550 found in a stone-lined cesspit in Chester The artefacts are on display at the Newstead Gallery in the Grosvenor Museum
Little did we know what a cesspit of gluttony we had spawned.
It is the cesspit of 10 Downing Street and to say that we are all tarred with the same brush as Damian McBride is unacceptable.
I felt the last drops of patriotism I had in my body drain away as I fought through a cesspit of snarling animals wearing England shirts on my way to the office last Saturday.
So just imagine the horror of looking down - only to see a man's face staring back at you from the cesspit below.
Distinguished artists have painted portraits of ordinary workers including a scaffolder, a cesspit emptier and a stripper for an exhibition which will tour art galleries across the UK.
I do not agree with the argument that every modern city needs an architectural cesspit, but I suppose that Kalvebod Brygge will be Copenhagen's unless radical measures are taken soon to make the area more like a city quarter and less of a business park.
How much nearer the bottom of the cesspit can you sink, than carrying out a 'hoax' on a hospital, whose staff are nursing sick patients, famous or not?