sewer etymology

English word sewer comes from Latin assidere

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Detailed word origin of sewer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
assidere Latin (lat)
*assedēre Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
asseoir Old French (fro) (sometimes reflexive, s'asseoir) to sit down (take a seat). To sit (make someone sit down).
asseour Anglo-Norman (xno)
seuere Middle English (enm)
sewer English (eng) (now, _, historical) A servant attending at a meal who is responsible for seating arrangements, serving dishes, etc.