toilet water


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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,, "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 His mental illness resulted in multiple trips to prison, where he was beaten and forced to drink toilet water, Cullors says. Aric Jenkins, Time, "Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors on Her Memoir, Her Life and What's Next for the Movement," 26 Feb. 2018 My two grandmothers are not only eternally linked to their signature toilet waters, which cracked me up as a child, but also to the scents of their soaps. Leslie Anne Tarabella,, "Southern scents and sensibility," 20 Feb. 2018 Poland says that, in public washrooms, there are often more bacteria on those faucets than in the toilet water. Mayo Clinic News Network,, "Flu Prevention: You're Washing Your Hands All Wrong," 15 Feb. 2018 The bowl, the tank — even the toilet water had been taken care of, suggesting a professional or inside job. Alexis Nedd, Cosmopolitan, "The Mystery of Chrissy Teigen's Missing Toilet Has Been Solved," 26 Jan. 2018

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1772, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of toilet water was in 1772

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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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