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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cesspool  \Cess"pool`\  (-p[=oo]l`),  n.  [See  {Sesspol}.] 
  A  cistern  in  the  course,  or  the  termination,  of  a  drain,  to 
  collect  sedimentary  or  superfluous  matter;  a  privy  vault;  any 
  receptacle  of  filth.  [Written  also  {sesspool}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cesspool 
  n  :  a  covered  cistern;  waste  water  and  sewage  flow  into  it  [syn: 
  {cesspit},  {sink},  {sump}] 




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