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cess·pit

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

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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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