Sewage Definition

so͝oĭj
noun
The waste matter carried off by sewers or drains.
Webster's New World
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Noun

Singular:
sewage
Plural:
sewages

Origin of Sewage

  • From sewer (“system of pipes used to remove human waste and to provide drainage") +"Ž -age or from sew (“to drain or draw off water") + -age.

    From Wiktionary

  • Perhaps sew sewer (from Middle English) (short for Anglo-Norman sewere sewer1) –age

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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