sewer has definitions from the fields of work,clothing
[ noun ] a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water


cloaca sewerage

Used in print

(The Providence Journal...)

And little Zeme_North , a Dora with real spirit and verve , was fascinating whether she was singing of her love for Floyd , the cop who becomes sewer commissioner and then is promoted into garbage , or just dancing to display her exuberant feelings .

(Edwin L. Bigelow and Nancy H. Otis,...)

The Manchester_Depot_Sewer_Company issued 214 shares of stock at $ 10 each for construction of a sewer in that locality , and assessments were made for its maintenance .

The sewer on Bonnet_Street was constructed when there were only a_few houses on the street .

(Ross E. McKinney and Howard Edde, "Aerated...)

With the spring rains the flow rose rapidly due_to infiltration in open sewers .

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drain sewage_system

[ noun ] (work,clothing) someone who sews


"a sewer of fine gowns"

Used in print

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

This manifestation may be an early sign of multiple_sclerosis or the beginning of sewer 's cramp .

[ noun ] misfortune resulting in lost effort or money


toilet gutter


"his career was in the gutter" "all that work went down the sewer" "pensions are in the toilet"

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