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SEWER. Properly a trench artificially made for the purpose of carrying water into the sea, river, or some other place of reception. Public sewers are, in general, made at the public expense. Crabb, R. P. Sec. 113.

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I made a point of meeting the winner of the latter lot, simply because I'd never come across anyone who dreams about sewage farm tours before.
Similarly, Big Brother reject Emma is looking to buy shares in a sewage farm.
Built on a flood plain next to a sewage farm, the pounds 3.5million Open Golf Centre and Monty Golf School in Bournemouth, Dorset, was meant to be the first in a string of pay-and-play courses intended to replace traditional members-only clubs.
"It is no secret that we opposed GAT when they gave the go-ahead for Welsh Water to build a sewage farm at Llanfaes on the site of the royal burial ground.
Lewis may well one day emulate the ability of Spall, who you feel could walk through the contents of a sewage farm and provoke plaudits.
IF YOU went to see a film set in a sewage farm you could happily accept that you'd just spent pounds 5 to watch filth.
If I picked a villa that was flanked by a sewage farm on one side and a building site on the other, then we would have to live with it.
But it is still not clear whether the odour, also experienced by motorists driving along nearby East Lancashire Road, is coming from the sewage farm or elsewhere.
I WAS sent to cover a story at a sewage farm. I had to put on a special suit and I dutifully did a report, but it was never used.
Abandoned ZENA and her gorgeous four-month-old foal WARRIOR were found dumped in a field just yards from a sewage farm in Norfolk.
The workers at a sewage farm in Canterbury Road, Ashford, spotted it in the nearby River Stour, which had flooded.
LAST week I revealed that Tory spokesmen were to undertake work experience in their specialist field, with Shadow Environment Secretary John Redwood running a sewage farm. A reader writes: "Would this be a genuine job, or would he just be going through the motions?" Totally uncalled for.