sandpit

[sand-pit]
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. sandman,
  2. sandor,
  3. sandpaper,
  4. sandpapery,
  5. sandpiper,
  6. sandra,
  7. sandringham,
  8. sandro,
  9. sandrocottus,
  10. sandroller

Origin of sandpit

First recorded in 1520–30; sand + pit1

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British Dictionary definitions for sandpit

sandpit

noun

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