noun Date: 1898 British sandbox b

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sandpit — Sand pit , n. A pit or excavation from which sand is or has been taken. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sandpit — ► NOUN 1) Brit. a shallow box or hollow, partly filled with sand for children to play in. 2) a quarry from which sand is excavated …   English terms dictionary

  • Sandpit — A sandpit or sandbox is a low, wide container or shallow depression filled with sand in which children can play. Many homeowners with children build sandpits in their backyards because, unlike much playground equipment, they can be easily and… …   Wikipedia

  • sandpit — UK [ˈsæn(d)ˌpɪt] / US noun [countable] Word forms sandpit : singular sandpit plural sandpits British a large low container that is filled with sand for children to play in …   English dictionary

  • sandpit — [[t]sæ̱ndpɪt[/t]] sandpits also sand pit N COUNT A sandpit is a shallow hole or box in the ground with sand in it where small children can play. [BRIT] (in AM, use sandbox) …   English dictionary

  • sandpit — /ˈsændpɪt/ (say sandpit) noun a container for holding sand for children to play in. {sand + pit1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sandpit — /sand pit /, n. a deep pit in sandy soil from which sand is excavated. [1520 30; SAND + PIT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sandpit — noun /sændpɪt/ A children’s play area consisting of a large container filled with sand. Syn: sandbox …   Wiktionary

  • sandpit — sand|pit [ˈsændˌpıt] n BrE a box or special area filled with sand for children to play in American Equivalent: sandbox …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sandpit — sand|pit [ sænd,pıt ] noun count BRITISH a SANDBOX …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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