sandpit NOUN 1) Brit. a shallow box or hollow, partly filled with sand for children to play in. 2) a quarry from which sand is excavated.

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  • Sandpit — Sand pit , n. A pit or excavation from which sand is or has been taken. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sandpit — A sandpit or sandbox is a low, wide container or shallow depression filled with sand in which children can play. Many homeowners with children build sandpits in their backyards because, unlike much playground equipment, they can be easily and… …   Wikipedia

  • sandpit — UK [ˈsæn(d)ˌpɪt] / US noun [countable] Word forms sandpit : singular sandpit plural sandpits British a large low container that is filled with sand for children to play in …   English dictionary

  • sandpit — [[t]sæ̱ndpɪt[/t]] sandpits also sand pit N COUNT A sandpit is a shallow hole or box in the ground with sand in it where small children can play. [BRIT] (in AM, use sandbox) …   English dictionary

  • sandpit — /ˈsændpɪt/ (say sandpit) noun a container for holding sand for children to play in. {sand + pit1} …  

  • Sandpit, County Louth — Sandpit is a small village in the rural hinterland of Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland.LocationSandpit is located about four miles north of Drogheda, off the road to Termonfeckin. It lies between the M1 motorway and the coast, where there are… …   Wikipedia

  • Sandpit Hole and Bishop's Lot — Infobox SSSI name=Sandpit Hole and Bishop s Lot aos=Somerset interest=Geological gridref=gbmappingsmall|ST531498 area=1.8 hectare notifydate=1987 Sandpit Hole and Bishop s Lot (gbmapping|ST531498) is a 1.8 hectare geological Site of Special… …   Wikipedia

  • sandpit — noun Date: 1898 British sandbox b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sandpit — /sand pit /, n. a deep pit in sandy soil from which sand is excavated. [1520 30; SAND + PIT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sandpit — noun /sændpɪt/ A children’s play area consisting of a large container filled with sand. Syn: sandbox …   Wiktionary

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