comfort station

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n comfort station a toilet that is available to the public
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Usage

In literature:

He served on the most comfortable stations, and avoided the more arduous work of the navy.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
At the station a saloon carriage was waiting labelled "Engaged," inside which were all manner of provisions for the comfort of the journey.
"Tom and Some Other Girls" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
All stations should be pleasant and comfortable to cheer the tired travelers that pass through them day and night.
"Where We Live" by Emilie Van Beil Jacobs
Shrines and tea-houses are stationed all along the road, as the Japanese never neglect creature comforts.
"Travels in the Far East" by Ellen Mary Hayes Peck
The resident minister met her at the station and comforted her as well as his kindly soul knew how.
"Nancy McVeigh of the Monk Road" by R. Henry Mainer
Her husband had lost, through drink, their once comfortable home at a Station where he was employed.
"The Story of John G. Paton" by James Paton
We were stationed, for several days, in the suburb of St. Ciprien, where we found ourselves exceedingly comfortable.
"Adventures in the Rifle Brigade, in the Peninsula, France, and the Netherlands" by Captain J. Kincaid
At 8.30 we left the station for Craig's Hotel, where we found breakfast prepared in a comfortable room.
"The Last Voyage" by Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
We'll be back for lunch; that will give you time to walk comfortably to the station.
"Lady Cassandra" by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
They gave me a very comfortable room at the police station in London, and the matron was extremely kind.
"The Green God" by Frederic Arnold Kummer
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In poetry:

Pap's got his patent-right, and rich is all creation;
But where's the peace and comfort that we all had before?
Le's go a-visitin' back to Griggsby's Station--
Back where we ust to be so happy and so pore!
"Griggsby's Station" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

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New Comfort Station Designs OK'd.
City Seeks Changes To Boardwalk Comfort Station .
Central Station Reopens with Comfort, Coolness and Color.
The 'Sleepbox' is designed to provide hotel-like comforts to travelers waiting in train stations or airplane terminals.
The stylish comfort station at Elmhurst Park earned a $2.3 million price tag.
FOX10 News, the number one news station in the Mobile-Pensacola market is looking for a photojournalist who's an energetic self-starter and comfortable in a 24/7 multi-platform environment.
Cancer survivor finds comfort in Stations of the Cross .
The historic poll at Station Camp might have decided whether the Corps of Discovery wintered at the Holiday Inn or Comfort Suites.
Just in time for the busy holiday shopping season, enhanced transit connectivity and comfortable amenities are awaiting customers at the refurbished Ontario Civic Center Transfer Station.
Ontario Civic Center Transfer Station Offers Customers Connections, Comfort.
Our new ViewMe lights offer comfortable, indirect lighting at your computer station.
San Diego, California Talk Radio Station - 760 KFMB AM - 760kfmbGetting comfortable with the gray area between being on and off a diet.
So the Salvation Army, Red Cross and Emergency Management Agency teamed up to open a comfort station at the Salvation Army on Putnam Avenue.
The comfort station is open to anyone in the public needing food or a warm place to stay.
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