nightsoil

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nightsoil (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of night soil
    • 1890, Robert S. Brain, The Victorian Statutes:
      In every licence granted for any nightcart in addition to the particulars hereinbefore required to be set forth there shall be set forth the hours between which it is lawful as herein provided that such nightcart be used as such, and the places at which it is lawful as aforesaid to deposit the nightsoil offal or offensive refuse or matter.