Definition of Soakages

1. Noun. (plural of soakage) ¹

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Definition of Soakages

1. soakage [n] - See also: soakage

Lexicographical Neighbors of Soakages

so much as
so much for
so quiet one can hear a pin drop
so so
so that
so there
so they say
so to say
so to speak
so what
soak the runner
soak through
soak up
soakages (current term)
soaked to the bone
soaked to the skin
soaking up
soaking wet

Literary usage of Soakages

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dead Heart of Australia: A Journey Around Lake Eyre in the Summer of by John Walter Gregory (1906)
"But he had only found three old soakages by a deserted native camp. Our first impressions of the place were disappointing ; of the three ..."

2. The Mineral Resources of Western Australia by Albert Frederick Calvert (1893)
"In good seasons soakages are formed in these watercourses, and in seasons ... these soakages were often mistaken for springs, and travelling through this ..."

3. Geology of the Broken Hill Lode and Barrier Ranges Mineral Field, New South by John Blockley Jaquet, Edward Fisher Pittman, W. S. Dun (1894)
"Tbis alternation of soakages yielding " salt" with those yielding fresh-water is of ... I am of opinion that those soakages which contain in solution a ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1891)
"... but, as more land was irrigated, and tho supplies of fresh water were replaced by stronger soakages, more or less brackish, a falling off in the growth ..."

5. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1902)
"... the party then making for the Macumba across rough sandhill country, in which some difficulty was experienced in obtaining water, as the soakages were ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1900)
"These wells are for the greater number shallow holes, little more than " soakages," and generally contain only small supplies of water, but a few of them ..."

7. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1899)
"These soakages may go on for years without serious disease being caused. The balance of evidence is in favour of the view that specific contamination by ..."

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