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Meaning of CESSPOOL

Pronunciation:  'ses`pool

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it
 

CESSPOOL is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cesspit, sink, sump
 
 See Also: cistern

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cess"pool`\ (-p[=oo]l`), n. [See {Sesspol}.]
A cistern in the course, or the termination, of a drain, to
collect sedimentary or superfluous matter; a privy vault; any
receptacle of filth. [Written also {sesspool}.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bog, cesspit, cloaca, cloaca maxima, den, drain, dump, garbage dump, marsh, mire, pandemonium, quagmire, septic tank, sewer, sink, Sodom, sty, sump, swamp
 

 

 

 

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