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cesspit

[ses-pit] /ˈsɛsˌpɪt/
noun
1.
a pit for receiving wastes, as sewage, or other refuse.
Origin of cesspit
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; cess(pool) + pit1
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n.

1864, from cess (see cesspool) + pit (n.).

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