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1. Silt deposited by a current of water.
2. Waste materials or sewage; refuse.
[Perhaps from French souiller, to soil; see sully.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. filth or waste, esp sewage
2. sediment deposited by running water
[C16: perhaps from French souiller to sully; compare Old English sol mud]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
refuse or waste; sewage.
[1545–55; orig. uncertain]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
sullage- Waste from household sinks, showers, and baths—but not toilets; it also figuratively means filth or refuse.
See also related terms for waste.
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