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pit (n.1) "hole, cavity," ..... Meaning "abode of evil spirits, hell" is [...]


Mochdre, Conwy
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pit (n.1)

"hole, cavity," .....

Meaning "abode of evil spirits, hell" is attested from early 13c.

pit (v.)

mid-15c., "to put into a pit,"

Etymology Online
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