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cess·pit

 (sĕs′pĭt′)
n.
A pit for refuse or sewage.

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cesspit - a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it
cistern - an artificial reservoir for storing liquids; especially an underground tank for storing rainwater

cesspit

noun
A place known for its great filth or corruption:
Slang: armpit.
Translations

cesspit

[ˈsespɪt] cesspool [ˈsespuːl] Npozo m negro (fig) → sentina f

cesspit

[ˈsɛspɪt] nfosse f d'aisance

cesspit

[ˈsɛsˌpɪt] cesspool [ˈsɛsˌpuːl] npozzo nero
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Conditions in this house must have been stifling, with so many packed into so little space and with all of them having to share overflowing miskins, a space for rubbish, and a vile cess pit outside in the yard.
Dr Webster says: "We hope to find a toilet or cess pit, because they are really interesting.
The people planning this live miles from the cess pit that they will turn Teesside into so why the hell would they be bothered?
We don't quite know how the letters, all lovingly written by applicants, ended up in the cess pit chambers.
No staff from the Ashworth cess pit will be allowed to attend.
Now come September, will he be prepared to re-examine the whole issue of the fiscal cess pit that is Anglo Irish Bank?
The food of old Glasgow was discovered when archaeologists examined a 600-year-old cess pit in digs in the city's east end.
Anew style of Home Internationals could one day translate into a truly unique tournament,which would go a long way to rescue the image of matches with England from the cess pit of the immediate past.