Cistern

Cis"tern

(?), n. [OE. cisterne, OF. cisterne, F. cisterne, fr. L. cisterna, fr. cista box, chest. See Cist, and cf. chest.] 1. An artificial reservoir or tank for holding water, beer, or other liquids.
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2. A natural reservoir; a hollow place containing water. "The wide cisterns of the lakes." Blackmore.
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