spoil bank


a bank of excavated refuse or waste earth, as of shale from surface coal mining.

Nearby words

  1. spodosol,
  2. spodumene,
  3. spohr,
  4. spohr, ludwig,
  5. spoil,
  6. spoil for,
  7. spoil ground,
  8. spoilage,
  9. spoiled priest,
  10. spoiler

Origin of spoil bank

First recorded in 1820–30

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