comfort station


Definition of comfort station 

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Synonyms for comfort station


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

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a theme park abundantly supplied with comfort stations

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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 Fort Wilderness offers 799 campsites for tents and RVs (there are comfort stations with restrooms, private showers, laundry, and more) and 409 cabins (with vaulted ceilings, TV, furniture, and dining table in every one). Southern Living, "The Little-Known Secret to Saving Hundreds on Disney World Lodging," 21 Feb. 2018 When the work is done, the parking lot and road will remain open to the public, and a future comfort station with restrooms is proposed for the site, reported the Island Free Press. Mark Price, charlotteobserver, "One of the most beloved spots on the NC coast will be gone forever by spring | Charlotte Observer," 15 Dec. 2017 The interior of the pavilion has been gutted and Pavilion Partners paid for showers and bathrooms to be built in a comfort station west of the pavilion. Amy Lavalley, Post-Tribune, "Dunes Pavilion changes won't get a second review," 6 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of comfort station

circa 1913, in the meaning defined above

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