Sewer

Definition of Sewer

Sew´er
n.1.One who sews, or stitches.
2.(Zool.) A small tortricid moth whose larva sews together the edges of a leaf by means of silk; as, the apple-leaf sewer (Phoxopteris nubeculana)
1.A drain or passage to carry off water and filth under ground; a subterraneous channel, particularly in cities.
1.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.
Then the sewer
Poured water from a great and golden ewer,
That from their hands to a silver caldron ran.
- Chapman.

Related Words

Singer, abri, antre, bog, bunker, burrow, cave, cavern, cesspool, cloaca, cloaca maxima, cove, drain, dugout, dump, foxhole, garbage dump, garmentmaker, grot, grotto, gutter, headchute, hole, kennel, lair, marsh, mire, needleman, needler, needlewoman, needleworker, piscina, quagmire, scupper, seamster, seamstress, sempster, septic tank, sewing machine, sink, sluice, sough, subterrane, subway, sump, swamp, tailor, tunnel, warren
Word:

Browse

Sever
Severable
Several
Severality
Severalize
Severally
Severalty
Severance
Severe
Severity
Severy
Sevocation
Sevres blue
Sevres ware
Sew
Sewage
Sewe
Sewel
Sewellel
Sewen
-Sewer-
Sewerage
Sewin
Sewing
Sewing horse
Sewing machine
Sewing press
Sewster
Sex
Sex-
Sexagenarian
Sexagenary
Sexagenary arithmetic
Sexagenary scale
Sexagesima
Sexagesimal
Sexagesimal arithmetic
Sexagesimal fractions
Sexagesimal scale
Sexangle
Sexangled
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home