1. A drain to carry off filthy water; a jakes.

2. A shallow box or vessel of wood, stone, iron, or other material, connected with a drain, and used for receiving filthy water, etc, as in a kitchen.

3. A hole or low place in land or rock, where waters sink and are lost; called also sink hole. Sink hole. The opening to a sink drain. A cesspool. Same as Sink.

(01 Mar 1998)

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