sullage

sullage

[suhl-ij]
noun
1.
refuse or waste; sewage.
2.
silt; sediment.

Origin:
1545–55; origin uncertain

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sullage (ˈsʌlɪdʒ)
 
n
1.  filth or waste, esp sewage
2.  sediment deposited by running water
 
[C16: perhaps from French souiller to sully; compare Old English sol mud]

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