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cesspit

[′ses‚pit]
(civil engineering)

cesspool

cesspool
1. A lined and covered excavation in the ground which receives the discharge of domestic sewage or other organic wastes from a drainage system, so designed as to retain the organic matter and solids, but permitting the liquids to seep through the bottom and sides; also called a leaching cesspool or pervious cesspool.
2. (Brit.) A wooden box, usually lead-lined, constructed in a roof or gutter, to collect rainwater, which then passes to a downpipe.
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Do the five unelected presidents of the EU really imagine that punishing Britain for daring to leave the cesspit will only affect Britain?
It is just a cesspit and the garden has been turned into a jungle as I am not able to get out there to cut the grass.
Addressing the Broadcasting Press Guild yesterday, he spoke of "the appalling allegations, the cesspit of the Jimmy Savile allegations" as he tackled issues surrounding the former Top Top Of The Pops and Radio 1 host.
The chairman of the BBC Trust, Lord Patten, has now asked the BBC directorgeneral George Entwistle to review its guidelines on child protection following what he called the "cesspit" of sexual abuse allegations against Savile.
THE chairman of the BBC Trust has asked the BBC director-general George Entwistle to review its guidelines on child protection following what he called the "cesspit" of sexual abuse allegations against Jimmy Savile.
Addressing the Broadcasting Press Guild, he spoke of "the appalling allegations, the cesspit of the Jimmy Savile a l l e g ations" as he tackled issues surrounding the former Top Of The Pops and Radio 1 host.
page 3 Booby-trap maker held in hospital A SCHIZOPHRENIC who said America was a "Christian cesspit" and who rigged his garden with trip wires connected to explosives was sent to a secure hospital indefinitely yesterday.
Chinese porcelain cup from around 1700 found in the city Cologne salt-glazed mug from around 1500-1550 found in a stone-lined cesspit in Chester The artefacts are on display at the Newstead Gallery in the Grosvenor Museum
Police MUSTnick the teenage terrors who are turning the place into a cesspit. And they MUSTdo it in force, in riot gear, if necessary.
I felt the last drops of patriotism I had in my body drain away as I fought through a cesspit of snarling animals wearing England shirts on my way to the office last Saturday.
Nottinghamshire Fire Service was alerted to the trapped foal an hour after it plunged into the cesspit in Newthorpe, near Eastwood.