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An outhouse marked WC

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From Middle English outhous, equivalent to out- +‎ house. Compare Old Norse úthús (outhouse).

NounEdit

outhouse (plural outhouses)

  1. (Canada, US) An outbuildingtypically permanentcontaining a toilet or seat over a cesspit.
  2. (dated) Any outbuilding: any small structure located apart from a main building.

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