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Definitions of sewage:

part of speech: noun

The waste matter, solid and liquid, passing through a sewer.

Usage examples for sewage:

  • As to posterity, who would consent to have a month's fit of the gout or tic- douloureux in order that in the fourth thousand year, A. D., posterity should enjoy a perfect system of sewage "Kenelm Chillingly, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The tank itself should be large enough to hold the sewage of a household for twenty- four hours. "If You're Going to Live in the Country", Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  • There was pure water enough in the lake outside, but along shore it was so polluted by the sewage that it could not be used with safety. "A Boy's Voyage Round the World", The Son of Samuel Smiles

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