[ suhl-ij ]
/ ˈsʌl ɪdʒ /
refuse or waste; sewage.
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Origin of sullage
First recorded in 1545–55; origin uncertain
Words nearby sullage
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Example sentences from the Web for sullage
They ask leave to bore ten feet lower, to prevent the possibility of what they call "a choking with sullage."The Letters of Charles Dickens|Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for sullage
/ (ˈsʌlɪdʒ) /
filth or waste, esp sewage
sediment deposited by running water
Word Origin for sullage
C16: perhaps from French souiller to sully; compare Old English sol mud
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