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sandpit

[ sand-pit ]
/ ˈsændˌpɪt /
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noun

a deep pit in sandy soil from which sand is excavated.

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Origin of sandpit

First recorded in 1520–30; sand + pit1
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sandpit
/ (ˈsændˌpɪt) /

noun

a shallow pit or container holding sand for children to play in
a pit from which sand is extracted
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