Definitions for jakesdʒeɪks

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jakes*dʒeɪks(n.)

  1. a privy; outhouse.

    Category: Status (usage)

  2. a toilet.

    Category: Status (usage)

* (usu. with a sing. v.) Chiefly Dial..

Origin of jakes:

1525–35; < F Jacques, proper name; cf. john

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outhouse, privy, earth-closet, jakes(noun)

    a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate

Wiktionary

  1. jakes(Noun)

    A privy or latrine.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jakes(noun)

    a privy

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