earth closet

noun

Definition of earth closet

chiefly British
: a privy in which earth is used as a covering or as an absorbing or deodorizing agent

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First Known Use of earth closet

1863, in the meaning defined above

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“Earth closet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/earth%20closet. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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