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Gravel pit   /grˈævəl pɪt/   Listen
Gravel pit

noun
1.
A quarry for gravel.






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"Gravel pit" Quotes from Famous Books



... young men had both been trying at intervals for a certain marauding pike reported to them as a ferocious duck destroyer by a gentleman farmer who came down to gossip. He indicated the field and a gravel pit as a guide to the place where his cowman had seen a duckling seized by a pike, and the man embellished his account by swearing that the fish had ploughed his way down the river half out of water, with the ball of feathers bewhiskering his jaws. Manford, it seems, had revenged ...
— Lines in Pleasant Places - Being the Aftermath of an Old Angler • William Senior



Words linked to "Gravel pit" :   pit, quarry, stone pit



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