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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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From the logs of cesspit 1b at Ulikooli Street 15, several samples were sawn for dating and all comparisons unambiguously date the last annual ring to the year 1335 (Bernotas 2008, 22, fig.
It's going to take more than a Christmas edition of Call the Midwife to dig Auntie out of its cesspit.
Addressing the Broadcasting Press Guild, he spoke of "the appalling allegations, the cesspit of the Jimmy Savile allegations" as he tackled issues surrounding the former Top Top Of The Pops and Radio 1 host.
A WOMAN was taken to hospital after she was injured rescuing a horse from a cesspit.
Reading about the impropriety of some of the lordships, the best place for them would be a cesspit.
It already costs at least pounds 200 to empty a cesspit - this initiative simply looks like another stealth tax on the rural community.
9% of the health care centers use a porous cesspit.
From each cesspit, 3 dipper samples were examined on each day of sampling and the number of larvae and pupae were counted and recorded.
The song was used as the soundtrack to a video entitled "The Cesspit Called London" which, according to the BNP, reveals the "violence, hatred, fragmentation and despair" in London caused by the "great multicultural experiment".
He called it 'an indecent cesspit by a useless architect'; others likened it to a petrol station or a pizza parlour.
The wet well used to have to be cleaned out by two cesspit vehicles every 18 months at considerable cost.
They epitomise all that is rotten with this country - the whole cesspit of class and privilege.