Definition of Chalkpits

1. chalkpit [n] - See also: chalkpit



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chalkpits

chalked
chalked up
chalkface
chalkfaces
chalkhill blue
chalkhill blues
chalkier
chalkiest
chalkily
chalkiness
chalking
chalking up
chalkitis
chalklike
chalkpit
chalkpits (current term)
chalks
chalks up
chalkstone
chalkstones
chalky
challa
challacolloite
challacolloites
challah
challahs
challan
challaned
challans
challas

Literary usage of Chalkpits

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1. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1812)
"In old chalkpits in Suffolk nnd Norfolk; see E .hot 63, where it is lirst adopted as a naturalized plant. ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1864)
"... is accurately ascertained to be that portion of the Downs immediately above the Offham chalkpits, where large quantities of skeletons have been at ..."

3. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1894)
"We've a country-house as well as the chalkpits ; and though they praise their place for a little Paradise, ... I'm told the chalkpits drese their boy on a ..."

4. The Barons' War; Including the Battles of Lewes and Evesham by William Henry Blaauw, Charles Henry Pearson (1871)
"... under the command of Lord Nicholas de Segrave, is accurately ascertained to be that portion of the Downs immediately above the Offham chalkpits, ..."

5. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1849)
"In dry gravelly, sandy or chalky corn-fields and other tillage lands, in waste and garden ground, chalkpits, on old walls, cliffs and rubbish here and there ..."

6. The Barons' War: Including the Battles of Lewes and Evesham by William Henry Blaauw (1871)
"... under the command of Lord Nicholas de Segrave, is accurately ascertained to be that portion of the Downs immediately above the Offham chalkpits, ..."

7. The Botanist's Guide Through England and Wales by Dawson Turner, Lewis Weston Dillwyn (1805)
"Marshes near the Thames below Plaistow. Id. CREPIS foetida. chalkpits at Purfleet. ... chalkpits at Purfleet: among bushes near South End, and elsewhere. ..."

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