Counter-drain

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Counter-drain a drain alongside a canal, &c., to carry off water oozing out
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. contra, against.

Usage

In literature:

Accordingly, M. Fortunat drained his glass, and threw fifty centimes on the counter.
"The Count's Millions" by Emile Gaboriau
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In news:

The kitchen counter in our RV is too small to hold a conventional dish drain board.
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