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Definition of: PIT

(n.) A large cavity or hole in the ground, either natural or artificial; a cavity in the surface of a body; an indentation
(n.) The shaft of a coal mine; a coal pit.
(n.) A large hole in the ground from which material is dug or quarried; as, a stone pit; a gravel pit; or in which material is made by burning; as, a lime pit; a charcoal pit.
(n.) A vat sunk in the ground; as, a tan pit.
(n.) Any abyss; especially, the grave, or hades.
(n.) A covered deep hole for entrapping wild beasts; a pitfall; hence, a trap; a snare. Also used figuratively.
(n.) A depression or hollow in the surface of the human body
(n.) The hollow place under the shoulder or arm; the axilla, or armpit.
(n.) See Pit of the stomach (below).
(n.) The indentation or mark left by a pustule, as in smallpox.
(n.) Formerly, that part of a theater, on the floor of the house, below the level of the stage and behind the orchestra; now, in England, commonly the part behind the stalls; in the United States, the parquet; also, the occupants of such a part of a theater.
(n.) An inclosed area into which gamecocks, dogs, and other animals are brought to fight, or where dogs are trained to kill rats.
(n.) The endocarp of a drupe, and its contained seed or seeds; a stone; as, a peach pit; a cherry pit, etc.
(n.) A depression or thin spot in the wall of a duct.
(v. t.) To place or put into a pit or hole.
(v. t.) To mark with little hollows, as by various pustules; as, a face pitted by smallpox.
(v. t.) To introduce as an antagonist; to set forward for or in a contest; as, to pit one dog against another.

anagrams of:pit

(n.) The point or extremity of anything; a pointed or somewhat sharply rounded end; the end; as, the tip of the finger; the tip of a spear.
(n.) An end piece or part; a piece, as a cap, nozzle, ferrule, or point, applied to the extreme end of anything; as, a tip for an umbrella, a shoe, a gas burner, etc.
(n.) A piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown.
(n.) A thin, boarded brush made of camel's hair, used by gilders in lifting gold leaf.
(n.) Rubbish thrown from a quarry.
(v. t.) To form a point upon; to cover the tip, top, or end of; as, to tip anything with gold or silver.
(v. t.) To strike slightly; to tap.
(v. t.) To bestow a gift, or douceur, upon; to give a present to; as, to tip a servant.
(v. t.) To lower one end of, or to throw upon the end; to tilt; as, to tip a cask; to tip a cart.
(v. i.) To fall on, or incline to, one side.
(n.) A light touch or blow; a tap.
(n.) A gift; a douceur; a fee.
(n.) A hint, or secret intimation, as to the chances in a horse race, or the like.