aqueduct

Part of speech: noun

A pipe or channel for supplying water from a distance.

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Usage examples "aqueduct":

  1. The fair Segovian listened to him one evening, when her plump arms ached with the work of bringing water from the ravine, and promised eyes of favor if his Infernal Majesty would build an aqueduct to her door before morning. - "Castilian Days", John Hay.
  2. The Vandals have cut the magnificent aqueduct outside the Numidian gate. - "The Scarlet Banner", Felix Dahn.
  3. Water was conveyed hither by the Neronian aqueduct. - "Walks in Rome", Augustus J.C. Hare.