“Push the adit right on, if we have to cut every foot of it with the drill,” he said.
Not likely; but we can get down to the water and go along the adit.
A few minutes sufficed to bring them to the beach at the mouth of the adit.
“Why there must be an adit,” cried Hardock, in a tone full of wonder.
Note; an adit is a horizontal shaft driven in from the cliff.
He doesn't know the difference between an adit and an air-drill.
Pabo could distinguish the marks of the picks used to excavate the adit.
The adit of the mine was at the apex of the hill, which drooped off to the north.
Clear away obstacles and open the adit to profitable working?
It is also cheaper to drive an adit than to sink an incline.