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Definition of sewer:

  1. A drain or passage to carry off water and filth under ground; a subterraneous channel, particularly in cities.
  2. A small tortricid moth whose larva sews together the edges of a leaf by means of silk; as, the apple- leaf sewer ( Phoxopteris nubeculana)
  3. Formerly, an upper servant, or household officer, who set on and removed the dishes at a feast, and who also brought water for the hands of the guests.
  4. One who sews, or stitches.


privy, drainpipe, toilette, bathroom, pot, city sewer, john, throne, potty, trough, leach field, stool, septic tank, dry well, commode, disposal system, sewage, drainage tube, can, cloaca, sewage system, sanitary provisions, sewerage, toilet, lav, crapper, lavatory, sewage disposal.

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