cesspit

[ses-pit]
noun
a pit for receiving wastes, as sewage, or other refuse.

Origin:
1860–65; cess(pool) + pit1

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cesspool or cesspit (ˈsɛsˌpuːl, ˈsɛsˌpɪt)
 
n
1.  sink, Also called: sump a covered cistern, etc, for collecting and storing sewage or waste water
2.  a filthy or corrupt place: a cesspool of iniquity
 
[C17: changed (through influence of pool1) from earlier cesperalle, from Old French souspirail vent, air, from soupirer to sigh; see suspire]
 
cesspit or cesspit
 
n
 
[C17: changed (through influence of pool1) from earlier cesperalle, from Old French souspirail vent, air, from soupirer to sigh; see suspire]

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cesspit
1864, from cess (see cesspool) + pit.
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Example sentences
The nations have mostly fallen and the world has become a cesspit of ecological chaos and crushed cities.
Their hatred of the dialectic has brought them to this cesspit.
Cesspit emptying is affected by the disposal practices.
He noticed that the well and cesspit of the farm were within twenty feet t each other.
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