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culvert
used in The Two Towers

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Definition
a pipe or other enclosed channel that carries runoff water beneath a road, railroad, or sidewalk
  • Beneath it by a wide culvert the Deeping-stream passed out.
    3.7 — Book 3 Chapter 7 — Helm's Deep (18% in)
  • Orcs had crept like rats through the culvert through which the stream flowed out.
    3.7 — Book 3 Chapter 7 — Helm's Deep (60% in)
  • They gathered such small boulders and broken stones as they could find to hand, and under Gimli's direction the Westfold-men blocked up the inner end of the culvert, until only a narrow outlet remained.
    3.7 — Book 3 Chapter 7 — Helm's Deep (64% in)
  • There was for a while a lull in the assault, since the attempt to break in through the culvert had been foiled.
    3.7 — Book 3 Chapter 7 — Helm's Deep (65% in)
  • They have crept in the culvert again, while we talked, and they have lit the fire of Orthanc beneath our feet.
    3.7 — Book 3 Chapter 7 — Helm's Deep (71% in)

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