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sewage

[soo-ij] /ˈsu ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the waste matter that passes through sewers.
Also, sewerage.
Origin of sewage
1825-1835
1825-35; sew(er)1 (as if the ending was -er1) + -age
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sewage

/ˈsuːɪdʒ/
noun
1.
waste matter from domestic or industrial establishments that is carried away in sewers or drains for dumping or conversion into a form that is not toxic
Word Origin
C19: back formation from sewer1
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Word Origin and History for sewage
n.

1818, from sew (v.) "to drain, draw off water" (late 15c., from sewer (n.1)) + -age.

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