make water

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make water (third-person singular simple present makes water, present participle making water, simple past and past participle made water)

  1. (slang, euphemistic) To urinate.
    • 1982, Lawrence Durrell, Constance, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 907:
      She was dismayed by this unusual display of independence and took herself off to make water which she did with enough noise for four thoroughbreds.
  2. (nautical) To admit water; to leak.

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