sandpit

[sand-pit]
noun
a deep pit in sandy soil from which sand is excavated.

Origin:
1520–30; sand + pit1

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sandpit (ˈsændˌpɪt)
 
n
1.  a shallow pit or container holding sand for children to play in
2.  a pit from which sand is extracted

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Example sentences
Sandpit, the beaten favorite the previous two years, went off as the fourth
  choice this time and finished second by a half-length.
Homes and cabins along the sandpit lakes between the gage and town become
  threatened.
These detections occurred in developments at sandpit lakes or small towns.
The meter can be stored in a lab trailer or vehicle with the probes run outside
  to the beam in the sandpit.
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