Definition of Sandpit

1. Noun. A large pit in sandy ground from which sand is dug.

Generic synonyms: Cavity, Pit



2. Noun. A plaything consisting of a pile of sand or a box filled with sand for children to play in.
Exact synonyms: Sandbox, Sandpile
Generic synonyms: Plaything, Toy
Language type: Britain

Definition of Sandpit

1. n. A pit or excavation from which sand is or has been taken.

Definition of Sandpit

1. Noun. A children’s play area consisting of a large container filled with sand. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sandpit

1. a pit dug in sandy soil [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sandpit

sandpaper gallbladder
sandpapered
sandpaperer
sandpaperers
sandpapering
sandpaperish
sandpaperlike
sandpapers
sandpapery
sandpeep
sandpeeps
sandpile
sandpiles
sandpiper
sandpipers
sandpit (current term)
sandpits
sandpump
sandpumps
sandre
sands
sands of time
sandscape
sandscapes
sandshoe
sandshoe crusher
sandshoes
sandsoap
sandsoaps
sandspit

Literary usage of Sandpit

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1. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1842)
"Diverging hence, they took a bridle road among the trees, and ascending a hill side, approached the point where sandpit Gate now stands. nence beyond it, ..."

2. Papers and Notes on the Glacial Geology of Great Britain and Ireland by Henry Carvill Lewis, Henry William Crosskey (1894)
"... in Hack's sandpit, west of Leicester Abbey. beautiful false bedding showing currents from the northwest. The dips are toward the south-east, ..."

3. Papers and Notes on the Glacial Geology of Great Britain and Ireland by Henry Carvill Lewis, Henry William Crosskey (1894)
"Section of Clay in Hack's sandpit, west of Leicester Abbey. beautiful false bedding showing currents from the northwest. The dips are toward the south-east, ..."

4. The Catholics of Ireland Under the Penal Laws in the Eighteenth Century by Patrick Francis Moran (1899)
"... said in a sandpit—Rev. Dr. Sweeney in Cork gaol—Singular petition of a Government agent—Special laws against the Catholics in Limerick— Unpleasant ..."

5. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1842)
"Diverging hence, they took a bridle road among the trees, and ascending a hill side, approached the point where sandpit Gate now stands. nence beyond it, ..."

6. Papers and Notes on the Glacial Geology of Great Britain and Ireland by Henry Carvill Lewis, Henry William Crosskey (1894)
"... in Hack's sandpit, west of Leicester Abbey. beautiful false bedding showing currents from the northwest. The dips are toward the south-east, ..."

7. Papers and Notes on the Glacial Geology of Great Britain and Ireland by Henry Carvill Lewis, Henry William Crosskey (1894)
"Section of Clay in Hack's sandpit, west of Leicester Abbey. beautiful false bedding showing currents from the northwest. The dips are toward the south-east, ..."

8. The Catholics of Ireland Under the Penal Laws in the Eighteenth Century by Patrick Francis Moran (1899)
"... said in a sandpit—Rev. Dr. Sweeney in Cork gaol—Singular petition of a Government agent—Special laws against the Catholics in Limerick— Unpleasant ..."

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