water thief

noun

Definition of water thief

1 obsolete : pirate
2 : a valve with multiple connections that permits bleeding a large line through several subordinate lines

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“Water thief.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20thief. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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