pit

Part of speech: verb

To mark with pits or hollows.

Part of speech: verb

To set in antagonism.

Part of speech: verb

To put into a pit.

Part of speech: verb

To become marked with pits.

Part of speech: noun

A cavity; depression; abyss.

Part of speech: noun

The main floor of the auditorium of a theater.

Part of speech: noun

An enclosed space, as for the fighting of cocks or dogs.

Part of speech: noun

The kernel of certain fruits.

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Usage examples "pit":

  1. Down in the pit the people were laughing and talking. - "Carnival", Compton Mackenzie.
  2. Verily, so much beauty was never created by the All- Wise to be cast into the Pit. - "The Sea-Hawk", Raphael Sabatini.
  3. After he had taken leave of her, and some others, he was put into the pit, and covered over with earth. - "History of the Buccaneers of America", James Burney.