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 for Spray drain
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spray \Spray\ (spr[=a]), n. [Cf. Dan. sprag. See Sprig.]
     1. A small shoot or branch; a twig. --Chaucer.
  
     Syn: sprig.
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                The painted birds, companions of the spring,
                Hopping from spray to spray, were heard to sing.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     2. A collective body of small branches, or cut flowers with
        long stems; as, the tree has a beautiful spray; many
        sprays were sent in condolence to teh funeral home.
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              And from the trees did lop the needless spray.
                                                    --Spenser.
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     3. (Founding)
        (a) A side channel or branch of the runner of a flask,
            made to distribute the metal in all parts of the mold.
        (b) A group of castings made in the same mold and
            connected by sprues formed in the runner and its
            branches. --Knight.
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     Spray drain (Agric.), a drain made by laying under earth
        the sprays or small branches of trees, which keep passages
        open.
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