soil pipe
noun Date: 1833 a pipe for carrying off wastes from toilets

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Soil pipe — Soil Soil, n. [OE. soile, F. sol, fr. L. solum bottom, soil; but the word has probably been influenced in form by soil a miry place. Cf. {Saloon}, {Soil} a miry place, {Sole} of the foot.] 1. The upper stratum of the earth; the mold, or that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Soil pipe — A pipe or drain for carrying off night soil. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • soil-pipe — see soil n.1 10 and soil n.3 9 …   Useful english dictionary

  • soil pipe — soil′ pipe n. bui a pipe carrying wastes from toilets • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • soil pipe — n. a pipe for carrying off liquid waste from toilets …   English World dictionary

  • soil pipe — noun drain that conveys liquid waste from toilets, etc. • Hypernyms: ↑drain, ↑drainpipe, ↑waste pipe * * * noun : a pipe for liquid wastes carrying human excrement * * * a pipe carrying wastes from toilets and sometimes from waste pipes. Cf.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • soil pipe — a pipe carrying wastes from toilets and sometimes from waste pipes. Cf. waste pipe (def. 2). [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • soil pipe — noun A pipe that carries off liquid wastes from a toilet …   Wiktionary

  • soil pipe — n. drain pipe that carries liquid wastes from toilets …   English contemporary dictionary

  • soil pipe — noun Brit. a sewage or waste water pipe …   English new terms dictionary

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