toilet water

noun

Definition of toilet water

Examples of toilet water in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This will prevent any toilet water from being sucked back into the public water supply, Halloran says. John Kennedy, Popular Science, "How to figure out what’s wrong with your toilet—and then fix it," 23 Aug. 2020 According to Green's Plumbing of California, these products can swell up with water when flushed and block pipes that lead to the sewer or septic system, causing toilet water to back up and overflow. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, "12 Everyday Items You Should Never Flush Down Your Toilet," 6 Apr. 2020 The newspaper reported that a deputy monitoring Wade dropped the control device for the belt in toilet water while using Franklin County Common Pleas Court's facilities. The Enquirer, Cincinnati.com, "Report: Toilet mishap causes man facing prostitution charges to be shocked by stun belt," 24 Oct. 2019 His mother was an heiress to a soap and toilet water fortune, and the family moved to Hay when Mr. Booth was young and they were bequeathed an estate there. Emily Langer, Washington Post, "Richard Booth, self-named king of Welsh ‘bibliopolis,’ dies at 80," 30 Aug. 2019 Lesko said drinking water and toilet water came from a common source at the detention facilities. Ronald J. Hansen, azcentral, "Arizona’s Biggs, Lesko disagree with Ocasio-Cortez over migrant conditions on the border," 12 July 2019 Caplana said, referring to claims by Democratic lawmakers Monday that detained migrants were forced to drink toilet water and did not have access to hygienic necessities such as toothbrushes and soap. Fox News, "At least 18 detained in protests at Boston ICE facility," 3 July 2019 From January to mid-April in 2017, unit inmates were kept in their cells for discipline 31 times for behavior that included verbal disrespect, throwing toilet water and sheets, exposing themselves to an officer or refusing to get off the phone. Maxine Bernstein, OregonLive.com, "Oregon inmates with severe mental illness still held too long in solitary, group says," 10 Apr. 2018 The girl said her father, Jesse Piatt, and stepmother, Trish Piatt, made her drink toilet water and sleep outside or in the bathtub, police say. Josh Magness, miamiherald, "Dad says he made girl sleep in bathroom and drink toilet water for his own safety, Tenn. cops say | Miami Herald," 31 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of toilet water

1772, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of toilet water was in 1772

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29 Aug 2020

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“Toilet water.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toilet%20water. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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toilet water

noun

English Language Learners Definition of toilet water

: a liquid that has a light, pleasant smell and that people put on their skin : a kind of perfume that consists mostly of water and does not have a strong scent

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