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toilet

  

      n  
1       another word for       lavatory  
2    Old-fashioned   the act of dressing and preparing oneself  
to make one's toilet     
3    Old-fashioned   a dressing table or the articles used when making one's toilet  
4    Rare   costume  
5    the cleansing of a wound, etc., after an operation or childbirth  
     (C16: from French toilette dress, from toile)  


toilet paper   , tissue  
      n   thin absorbent paper, often wound in a roll round a cardboard cylinder (toilet roll), used for cleaning oneself after defecation or urination  
toilet set  
      n   a matching set consisting of a hairbrush, comb, mirror, and clothes brush  
toilet soap  
      n   a mild soap, often coloured and scented, used for washing oneself  
toilet training  
      n   the process of teaching young children to control the timing of bladder and bowel movements and to use the lavatory  
toilet water  
      n   a form of liquid perfume lighter than cologne  
   Compare       cologne     (Also called)    eau de toilette  
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lavatory  
      n   pl   , -ries  
1      (Also called)    toilet, water closet, WC         
a    a sanitary installation for receiving and disposing of urine and faeces, consisting of a bowl fitted with a water-flushing device and connected to a drain  
b    a room containing such an installation  
2    the washing place in a convent or monastic establishment  
     (C14: from Late Latin lavatorium, from Latin lavare to wash)  


toilet         
      n  
1       another word for       lavatory  
2    Old-fashioned   the act of dressing and preparing oneself  
to make one's toilet     
3    Old-fashioned   a dressing table or the articles used when making one's toilet  
4    Rare   costume  
5    the cleansing of a wound, etc., after an operation or childbirth  
     (C16: from French toilette dress, from toile)  
toilet paper   , tissue  
      n   thin absorbent paper, often wound in a roll round a cardboard cylinder (toilet roll), used for cleaning oneself after defecation or urination  
toilet set  
      n   a matching set consisting of a hairbrush, comb, mirror, and clothes brush  
toilet soap  
      n   a mild soap, often coloured and scented, used for washing oneself  
toilet training  
      n   the process of teaching young children to control the timing of bladder and bowel movements and to use the lavatory  
toilet water  
      n   a form of liquid perfume lighter than cologne  
   Compare       cologne     (Also called)    eau de toilette  

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toilet

  
1    ablutions     (Military informal)   bathroom, bog     (slang)   can     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   closet, convenience, crapper     (taboo slang)   gents     (Brit. informal)   john     (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   khazi     (slang)   ladies' room, latrine, lavatory, little boy's room     (informal)   little girl's room     (informal)   loo     (Brit. informal)   outhouse, pissoir, powder room, privy, throne     (informal)   urinal, washroom, water closet, W.C.  
2    ablutions, bathing, dressing, grooming, toilette  

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toilet papering n.
act of covering an object, such as a tree, house, or another structure with toilet paper
Syn.: TP'ing

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toilet
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