water closet


water closet

noun

: a room containing a toilet

Full Definition of WATER CLOSET

1
:  a compartment or room with a toilet
2
:  a toilet bowl and its accessories

Examples of WATER CLOSET

  1. <the first house in town to have an indoor water closet>

First Known Use of WATER CLOSET

1755

Related to WATER CLOSET

Synonyms
bath, bathroom, bog [British], can, cloakroom [British], comfort station, convenience [chiefly British], head, john, latrine, lavatory, loo [chiefly British], potty, restroom, washroom, toilet

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