outhouse, privy, earth-closet, jakes(noun)
a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
Especially: A small building with one or more seats and a pit underneath, intended for use as a toilet; a privy.
An outbuilding, a small structure located away, or not directly accessed from, a main building.
An outdoor toilet, (or often just a seat over a cesspool) in a wooden cubicle, where the term is usually referring to a permanent facility. Where an outdoor toilet is installed on a temporary basis, the term portable toilet is generally used. The slang terms john and johnny house are sometimes used to identify an outdoor toilet; see also privy.
An outhouse, also commonly known as a privy or earth closet, is a small structure, separate from a main building, which covers a pit toilet. The term can also sometimes refer to other outbuildings.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
owt′hows, n. a small building outside a dwelling-house.
The numerical value of outhouse in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of outhouse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I wouldn't bet the farm on it, but I'd bet the main house. I wouldn't even bet the outhouse on Mondale.
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- Außentoilette, Außenklo, Plumpsklo, NebengebäudeGerman
- ulkovessa, puucee, ulkohuussi, ulkorakennusFinnish
- cabanon, appentisFrench
- seadaScottish Gaelic
- budi, pottyantósHungarian
- gabinetto esterno, padiglione, latrina, chiosco, cesso alla turcaItalian
- 離れ家, 屋外トイレJapanese
- utedo, uthusNorwegian
- chąąʼ báhooghanNavajo, Navaho
- wygódka, sławojka, latryna, wychodekPolish
- туалет вне дома, флигель, сельский туалет, пристройкаRussian
- avträde, utedass, uthusSwedish
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