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Definition of Sewer


  1. One who sews, or stitches.
  2. A small tortricid moth whose larva sews together the edges of a leaf by means of silk; as, the apple-leaf sewer (Phoxopteris nubeculana)
  3. A drain or passage to carry off water and filth under ground; a subterraneous channel, particularly in cities.
  4. 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.
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Sewer Translations

sewer in Dutch is zinkput, cloaca, riool
sewer in German is Kanalisationsrohr
sewer in Spanish is cloaca