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Topic: CIVIL

Date: 1400-1500
Language: Old French
Origin: esseweur, from essewer 'to carry away water', from Vulgar Latin exaquare, from Latin ex 'out' + aqua 'water'

sewer

noun
     
sew‧er [countable]
TEC a pipe or passage under the ground that carries away waste material and used water from houses, factories etc
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