: the top of a mining pit or coal shaftalso: the immediately adjacent ground and buildings
Examples of pithead in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe iconic image of Shaft XII’s pithead is scattered throughout the city of Essen as an unofficial trademark of the Ruhr region.
Sara Schonhardt, Scientific American, 4 Jan. 2022
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