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      n  
1    a drain or pipe, esp. one that is underground, used to carry away surface water or sewage  
      vb  
2    tr   to provide with sewers  
     (C15: from Old French esseveur, from essever to drain, from Vulgar Latin exaquare (unattested), from Latin ex-1 + aqua water)  
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sewer          [2]  
      n   a person or thing that sews  

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sewer          [3]  
      n   (in medieval England) a servant of high rank in charge of the serving of meals and the seating of guests  
     (C14: shortened from Anglo-French asseour, from Old French asseoir to cause to sit, from Latin assidere, from sedere to sit)  

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shewer, skewer, spewer, seer

sewer n.
A pipe that carries water and pollutants after being used in houses and businesses.

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n.
enormous amassment of various wastes that clogs sewer 's pipes
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