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pit

noun: a sizeable hole (usually in the ground); "they dug a pit to bury the body"

noun: a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)

noun: the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed; "you should remove the stones from prunes before cooking"

noun: (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment; "Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell"- John Milton; "a demon from the depths of the pit"; "Hell is paved with good intentions"-Dr. Johnson

noun: an enclosure in which animals are made to fight

noun: (commodity exchange) the part of the floor of a commodity exchange where trading in a particular commodity is carried on

noun: (auto racing) an area at the side of a racetrack where the race cars are serviced and refueled

noun: a trap in the form of a concealed hole

noun: a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate; "a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'"

noun: lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers

noun: a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it

verb: set into opposition or rivalry; "let them match their best athletes against ours"; "pit a chess player against the Russian champion"; "He plays his two children off against each other"

verb: mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"

verb: remove the pits from; "pit plums and cherries"


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pit

Length: 3 letters

Scrabble value: 5

Words with Friends value: 6

Literati value: 4

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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