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culvert
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Definition
a pipe or other enclosed channel that carries runoff water beneath a road, railroad, or sidewalk
  • Drains and culverts — I put two and two together and hoped for the best.
    p. 386.6
  • Not far from here an old drainage culvert empties into the channel.
    p. 362.4
  • To leave me a message, hide it in a dry spot within twenty paces of the culvert, and stack two stones upon it.
    p. 362.5
  • The drain connects to a culvert, which carried everything off to the harbor.
    p. 381.5
  • However, it occurs to me that although the drainpipe is mouse-sized, the culvert is human-sized, and would provide a perfect hiding place for some bold eavesdropper who managed to find its entrance.
    p. 381.9
  • It read: Go at once to the culvert opening on the south shore.
    p. 382.5
  • Then she heard Mr. Curtain send S.Q. away, and suspecting a trap, she beat a quick retreat down the culvert to the shore.
    p. 382.9
  • Then last night Milligan pointed out the culvert to us.
    p. 386.6
  • They know someone was in the culvert and swam away to escape — your soggy shoes are a dead giveaway.
    p. 389.0
  • Everybody's heard about it: Jackson and S.Q. failed to catch the spy, but they did find footprints in the sand at the culvert entrance, footprints leading down into the water."
    p. 389.6
  • Kate would have loved to sneak down to the culvert again, but this was not a clandestine operation.
    p. 402.7
  • Reynie found the culvert and marked off twenty paces from it.
    p. 403.7
  • And so it was that with longer and longer strides, S.Q. Pedalian hurried across the plaza and down the incline, toward the shore, toward the culvert, toward the place where Reynie, in his anxious hurry, had stacked the two stones just a little less carefully than he'd done the first time — toward the place where one corner of the note stuck out, flickering in the harbor breeze like a tiny white flag of surrender.
    p. 405.7
  • S.Q. went back down to the culvert just now, to take one last look around.
    p. 407.3

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