barrow pit
   (not preferred)
   refer to borrow pit.

Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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  • barrow pit — ˈbarō , ˈbä also ˈbe noun Etymology: by alteration chiefly West : borrow pit; especially : a ditch dug along a roadway to furnish fill and provide drainage * * * Western U.S. a roadside borrow pit dug for drainage purposes. Also called bar pit,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • barrow pit — Western U.S. a roadside borrow pit dug for drainage purposes. Also called bar pit, bar ditch. [appar. in reference to the mound of earth dug from the pit (see BARROW2); vars. with bar perh. from regional pron. of barrow] * * * …   Universalium

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  • bar pit — ˈbärˌ noun Etymology: by alteration chiefly West : barrow pit * * * Western U.S. See barrow pit …   Useful english dictionary

  • bar pit — Western U.S. See barrow pit. * * * …   Universalium

  • borrow pit —    An excavated area from which earthy material has been removed typically for construction purposes offsite; also called barrow pit.    GG …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

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