sullage
noun Etymology: probably from Anglo-French *sollage, *suillage, from suiller, soiller to soil — more at soil Date: 1553 refuse, sewage

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  • Sullage — Sul lage, n. [Cf. {Suillage}, {Sulliage}.] 1. Drainage of filth; filth collected from the street or highway; sewage. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The streets were exceedingly large, well paved, having many vaults and conveyances under them for sullage.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sullage — [sul′ij] n. [prob. < Fr souiller, to SULLY + AGE] 1. filth or refuse; sewage 2. silt or sediment deposited by running water 3. Metallurgy scoria on the surface of molten metal in a ladle …   English World dictionary

  • sullage — Suillage Su il*lage, n. [OF. souillage, soillage, fr. souiller, soiller. See {Soil} to stain, and cf. {Sullage}.] A drain or collection of filth. [Obs.] [Written also {sulliage}, and {sullage}.] Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sullage — nuotekos statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Vandens ir teršalų mišinys, šalinamas gamyboje ar buityje. atitikmenys: angl. aqueous waste; effluent water; effluents; flow of waste; sewage; sewage flow; sullage; waste effects; waste water rus.… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • sullage — /sul ij/, n. 1. refuse or waste; sewage. 2. silt; sediment. [1545 55; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • sullage — noun a) The liquid discharges from kitchens, wash basins, toilets etc; sewage b) silt or sediment deposited from flowing water …   Wiktionary

  • sullage — sul·lage səl ij n SEWAGE Each boldface word in the list below is a chiefly British variant of the word to its right in small capitals. sulpha SULFA sulphacetamide SULFACETAMIDE sulphacetimide SULFACETAMIDE sulphadiazine SULFADIAZINE… …   Medical dictionary

  • sullage — n. refuse, sewage; silt …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sullage — [ sʌlɪdʒ] noun 1》 waste from household sinks, showers, and baths, but not toilets. 2》 archaic refuse, especially sewage. Origin C16: perh. from Anglo Norman Fr. suillage, from suiller to soil …   English new terms dictionary

  • sullage — sul·lage …   English syllables

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