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- (obsolete, rare) Neat, well-groomed, natty.
- Netted: made of or employing a net.
netty (plural netties)
- (Tyneside) An outhouse: an outbuilding used as a lavatory.
- 1825, John Trotter Brockett, Glossary of North Country Words::
- Neddy, Netty, a certain place that will not bear a written explanation, but which is depicted to the very life in a tail-piece in the first edition of Bewick's ‘Land Birds’ (1797), p. 285.
- 1978, John Lewis, Uncertain Sound, Ch. iii, p. 75:
- A line of pit cottages... tiny back gardens with outside lavatories, ‘netties’, some of them emptied twice a week by the council.
- 1992 May 4, The Independent, p. 13:
- (Tyneside) Any other place or fixture used for urination and defecation: a lavatory; a toilet.
Originally reckoned euphemistic.
- A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, →ISBN
- Newcastle 1970s, Scott Dobson and Dick Irwin, 
- Todd's Geordie Words and Phrases, George Todd, Newcastle, 1977
- The Geordie Netty: A Short History and Guide, Frank Graham, 1986, Butler Publishing; New edition, →ISBN