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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sew·er /ˈsuɚ/
 下水道,陰溝,裁縫師(vt.)用下水道排,安下水道于

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sew·er n.
 1. One who sews, or stitches.
 2. Zool. A small tortricid moth whose larva sews together the edges of a leaf by means of silk; as, the apple-leaf sewer (Phoxopteris nubeculana)

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sew·er n.  A drain or passage to carry off water and filth under ground; a subterraneous channel, particularly in cities.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sew·er, n.  Formerly, an upper servant, or household officer, who set on and removed the dishes at a feast, and who also brought water for the hands of the guests.
 Then the sewer
 Poured water from a great and golden ewer,
 That from their hands to a silver caldron ran.   --Chapman.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 sewer
      n 1: a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water [syn:
            sewerage, cloaca]
      2: someone who sews; "a sewer of fine gowns"
      3: misfortune resulting in lost effort or money; "his career
         was in the gutter"; "all that work went down the sewer";
         "pensions are in the toilet" [syn: gutter, toilet]