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cesspit

a pit to retain the sediment, usually fecal, of a drain.
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And the issue is certain to raise more of a stink in the coming months, as the Vale of Glamorgan council withdraws its cess pit emptying service at the end of the year.
Children will be given guided tours of the excavation, explore a medieval cess pit and take part in the excavation.
I'm no Brad Pitt," Grantham said when flashing his manhood across cyberspace to Amanda, "more cess pit.
Instead of one house in a plot there might be a dozen dwellings - all using the same festering cess pit and what was left of the yard for rubbish.
At the present rate the whole pool will be a fetid cess pit by the end of this year.
For a number of years I worked for a Cardiff drain-cleaning company as a tanker driver, mainly clearing cess pits, mostly in South Wales, but sometimes as far away as Hereford.
The terrain thus far has been extremely challenging involving large areas of woodland, disused quarries, water courses, cess pits and other open areas.
However, the Romans were better at providing fresh water than dealing with sewage and their toilets emptied into cess pits.