comfort station

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a theme park abundantly supplied with comfort stations
Recent Examples on the Web The boat launch joins several recent Village Park upgrades like the Port Washington State Bank River Stage, a new playground, comfort station and entryway feature. Eddie Morales, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Thiensville Village Park just upgraded its boat launch, parking, landscaping and more," 19 Oct. 2020 The building served decades ago as a comfort station for a series of courts where residents played roque, an American version of croquet, Strean said. Steven Litt, cleveland, "Cleveland Museum of Art’s new park along Doan Brook is a magnificent gift to city during coronavirus pandemic," 16 Aug. 2020 However, on March 24, the park announced on its official Facebook page that both visitor centers as well as the front country restrooms and comfort stations are closing temporarily. Lyndsey Matthews, Good Housekeeping, "Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Other National Parks Close Due to Coronavirus," 25 Mar. 2020 The Houghton’s Pond Recreation Area offers five picnic sites featuring grills and picnic tables, ball fields, a swimming beach, bathhouse, comfort station, and seasonal concession pavilion. Linda Greenstein, BostonGlobe.com, "Pack an eco-friendly picnic and head to the great outdoors," 21 June 2019 The rafts are equal parts Huck Finn, comfort station and fishing platform. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "They love fishing, so they set cabins afloat: Wolf River rafts are 'home' to some anglers," 20 June 2018 Demolition of the interior of the pavilion began about three years ago, followed by construction of the comfort station. Amy Lavalley, Post-Tribune, "Dunes groups ask prosecutor to review pavilion project construction permits," 24 Apr. 2018 The work in question involves the partial destruction of a plaza west of the pavilion for the construction of a comfort station with showers and bathrooms, as well as the construction of an elevator shaft that protrudes through the pavilion roof. Amy Lavalley, Post-Tribune, "Dunes Action applauds naming special prosecutor in pavilion complaint," 2 May 2018 These new outdoor comfort stations aren't the only new things popping up along the Seawall. Craig Hlavaty, Houston Chronicle, "Fancy new public restrooms opening along the Galveston Seawall," 29 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of comfort station

circa 1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of comfort station was circa 1913

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“Comfort station.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comfort%20station. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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