water closet

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See also: water-closet

English[edit]

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water closet (plural water closets)

  1. (chiefly Britain) A room containing a flush toilet.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:bathroom
  2. (Britain) A flush toilet itself.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:toilet
    Coordinate term: earth closet
  3. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see water,‎ closet.

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  • French: water-closet

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