septic tank

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A septic tank

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septic tank (plural septic tanks)

  1. A small-scale watertight treatment system for domestic sewage in which the flow is slowed to allow sedimentation and sludge digestion by bacteria to take place.
  2. (Cockney rhyming slang, Australian rhyming slang) Yank (American person)

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