Sullage

Sul"lage

(?), n. [Cf. Suillage, Sulliage.] 1. Drainage of filth; filth collected from the street or highway; sewage. [Obs.]
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The streets were exceedingly large, well paved, having many vaults and conveyances under them for sullage.
Evelyn.
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2. That which sullies or defiles. [Obs.]
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It is the privilege of the celestial luminaries to receive no tincture, sullage, or difilement from the most noisome sinks and dunghills here below.
South.
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3. (Founding) The scoria on the surface of molten metal in the ladle.
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4. (Hydraul. Engin.) Silt; mud deposited by water.
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Sullage piece (Founding), the sprue of a casting. See Sprue, n., 1 (b).
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