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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section II. Inorganic Matter
2. Fluid Matter
3. Fluids in Motion

350. [Channel for the Passage of Water.] Conduit.

   NOUN:CONDUIT, channel, duct, watercourse, cañon or canyon, coulee or coulée [geol.], water gap, gorge, ravine, chasm; race; head -, tail- race; abito [F. Amer.], aboideau or aboiteau [local Can.], bito [dial., U. S.]; acequia [Sp. Amer.], acequiador [Sp. Amer.], arroyo; adit, aqueduct, canal, trough, gutter, pantile; flume, dike, main; gully, gullet [rare], gulch [U. S.], moat, ditch, drain, sewer, culvert, cloaca, sough [dial. Eng.], kennel, siphon; piscine, piscina; pipe (tube) [See Opening]; funnel; tunnel (passage) [See Method]; water -, waste- pipe; emunctory, gully hole, spout, scupper; ajutage; hose; gargoyle or gurgoyle; penstock, pentrough, weir, lock weir, floodgate, water gate, sluice, lock, valve; rose, rosehead; waterworks.
  [FOR METAL] ingate, runner, tedge.
  [ANATOMY] artery, vein, vena [L.], blood vessel, lymphatic, pore; aorta; intestines, bowels; small intestine, duodenum, jejunum, ileum; large intestine, cæcum, colon, rectum; esophagus or œsophagus, gullet; throat.
   ADJECTIVE:VASCULAR &c. (with holes) [See Opening].
  EXCRETORY, eliminative.