working pit


Definition of working pit

: a mine shaft in which ore is hoisted and workmen are carried

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First Known Use of working pit

1708, in the meaning defined above

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“Working pit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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