What is a snake pit?

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There are several meanings for 'snake pit'. This is the most common:

Snake pits were a historical means of imposing capital_punishment. Convicts were cast into a deep pit containing venomous snakes. They died from snake venom poisoning as the irritated snakes attacked them.

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