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chalkpit

noun
  1. a quarry for chalk
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Historical Examples

  • One day Jim Crow discovered a chalkpit among the rocks at the north of the forest, just beyond the edge of trees.

    Twinkle and Chubbins

    L. Frank (Lyman Frank) Baum

  • There were once four children who spent their summer holidays in a white house, happily situated between a sandpit and a chalkpit.