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privy in Buildings topic

privyprivy2 noun (plural privies) [countable]  DHTBBa toilet, especially one outside a house in a small separate building
Examples from the Corpus
privyIn the boarding house he had lived in there was a privy in the backyard.Chamber 46 is a bathroom with two baths, and chambers 47 and 48 are privies.I was replacing a Framus flat-top, built like a brick privy.Each campsite had an outdoor privy, rustic but clean.By now the rain had stopped, though there was no sign of the pirate privy.The privy fell forward, landing door-down.Criss-crossed glimpses of the rooftops of tin privies.