Sewage

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Noun

Sewage (uncountable)
  1. A suspension of water and solid waste, transported by sewers to be disposed of or processed.
  2. (Obsolete usage) sewerage.

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Verbs for Sewage

carry off—; convey—; discharge—; dispose of—; drain—; filter—; wallow in—; — breeds; —contaminates; —emanates from; —fouls; —hatches; —infects; —overflows; —pollutes; —precipitates; —reeks; spreads; —taints.

Thesaurus

BM, bilge, bilgewater, bowel movement, buffalo chips, ca-ca, carrion, coprolite, coprolith, cow chips, cow flops, cow pats, crap, defecation, dingleberry, dishwater, ditchwater, droppings, dung, feces, feculence, garbage, guano, jakes, manure, movement, night soil, offal, offscourings, ordure, refuse, riffraff, scum, scurf, sewerage, shit, slop, slops, slough, stool, swill, turd

Etymology

From sewersystem of pipes used to remove human waste and to provide drainage or from sew (to drain or draw off water) + -age.

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