public toilet

Definitions

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

In literature:

The day on which the First Consul promulgated the law of public worship, he rose early, and entered the dressing-room to make his toilet.
"The Private Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete" by Constant
The public toilet took place at noon.
"Memoirs Of The Court Of Marie Antoinette, Queen Of France, Complete" by Madame Campan
She had just left her toilet, and was still in the morning negligee worn during that prolonged and public ceremonial.
"The Valley of Decision" by Edith Wharton
Throughout my journeyings it was necessary for my toileting, in fact, everything, to be performed in absolute unalloyed publicity.
"Across China on Foot" by Edwin Dingle
She will never perform in public any of the duties of the toilet, such as cleaning her nails or using a tooth-pick.
"Letters to a Daughter and A Little Sermon to School Girls" by Helen Ekin Starrett
Kate herself soon after retired, nominally to make her toilet before dinner; but really to escape the public and think it all over.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866" by Various
Do not ever, if you can avoid it, use a public toilet.
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
Usually the master's stateroom and toilet were to starboard, with a public space and toilet to port.
"The Pioneer Steamship Savannah: A Study for a Scale Model" by Howard I. Chapelle
Do not use towels or toilet articles of other people, especially in public wash-rooms unless they furnish a fresh towel for you.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
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In poetry:

I'd hate to be a goldfish, snooping round a crystal globe,
A naughty little bold fish, that distains chemise of robe.
The public stare I couldn't bear, if naked as a stone,
And when my toilet I prepare, I'd rather be alone.
"Resignation" by Robert W Service

In news:

Portland Loo Solves the Problem of Public Toilets.
The Oregon city has successfully tackled several urban issues with its solar-powered, not-that-private public toilets.
One doesn't hear much about the public toilets these days.
The Oregon city has successfully tackled several urban issues with its solar-powered, not-that-private public toilet s.
City plans public toilet in Grand Army Plaza.
Red Sox Fans, Olympic Gold, Zippers & Public Toilet Seats.
Local officials working on a regeneration plan are discussing a new public toilet for a parking lot.
The city's first public pay toilet.
"If anyone dares you to lick anything in public, lick a toilet seat," said Charles P Gerba, who works at the University of Arizona.
Was Mother right when she advised me never to sit on a public toilet seat.
Council to consider nighttime public toilets.
Public works department develops spec using recycled aggregate, which allows for construction waste — including toilets.
The Prophet 's birthplace was turned into a library and the house of his first wife, Khadijah, was replaced with a public toilet block.
Wrightsville Beach town officials are exploring the possibility of prohibiting boaters from dumping waste from their onboard toilets into the public waters around town.
Droughts and paying to use public toilets are part of the plot of Gardner-Webb University's next musical.
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