shouse

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See also: Shouse and s'house

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Etymology[edit]

Contraction of shithouse.[1]

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Noun[edit]

shouse (plural shouses)

  1. (Australia slang) An outhouse: an outbuilding used as a lavatory.
    He sat off on one side, lonesome as a country shouse.
    • 1941, Sidney John Baker, A Popular Dictionary of Australian Slang, p. 66:
      Shouse, a privy.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “shouse”, in The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989, →ISBN.

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