outhouse

outhouse
['authaus]
сущ.
1)
а) надворная (хозяйственная) постройка
б) крыло дома; флигель
2) амер. туалет вне дома

Англо-русский современный словарь. 2014.

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  • outhouse — out house , n. 1. A small house or building at a little distance from the main house; an outbuilding. [1913 Webster] 2. Especially: A small building with one or more seats and a pit underneath, intended for use as a toilet; a privy. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • outhouse — (n.) 1530s, shed, outbuilding, from OUT (Cf. out) + HOUSE (Cf. house) (n.). Sense of a privy (principally American English) is first attested 1819 …   Etymology dictionary

  • outhouse — [n] toilet bathroom, latrine, lavatory, outbuilding, privy, washroom, water closet, WC; concept 448 …   New thesaurus

  • outhouse — ► NOUN ▪ a smaller building built on to or in the grounds of a house …   English terms dictionary

  • outhouse — [out′hous΄] n. 1. a building separate from but located near a main building or dwelling ☆ 2. a small structure used for defecating or urinating, typically having a seat with a hole over a deep pit …   English World dictionary

  • Outhouse — This article is about a type of building or structure used primarily as a toilet . For other uses, see Outhouse (disambiguation). An outhouse at Goat Peak, 6,305 ft (1,922 m) above sea level An outhouse is a small structure separate from a main… …   Wikipedia

  • outhouse — [[t]a͟ʊthaʊs[/t]] outhouses 1) N COUNT An outhouse is a small building attached to a house or very close to the house, used, for example, for storing things in. 2) N COUNT An outhouse is an outside toilet. [AM] …   English dictionary

  • outhouse — UK [ˈaʊtˌhaʊs] / US noun [countable] Word forms outhouse : singular outhouse plural outhouses UK [ˈaʊtˌhaʊzɪz] / US [ˈaʊtˌhaʊzəz] 1) a building near to a house or joined on to it, used for storing things, keeping animals etc 2) mainly American an …   English dictionary

  • outhouse —    a lavatory    In a courtyard or down the garden, away from the dwelling house. It was the place you visited if you said you were going out the back:     [He made] a gentlemanly statement of his wish to use the outhouse. (Keneally, 1979) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Outhouse (disambiguation) — Outhouse may refer to: Outhouse, a small structure containing a simple toilet Outhouse humor, Toilet humour Outhouse Lily, Fritillaria camschatcensis a kind of lily Outhouse (venue), a former music venue outside Lawrence, Kansas, USA Outhouse… …   Wikipedia

  • Outhouse tipping — is a prank consisting of overturning an outhouse, usually onto the door. Allegedly it used to be performed as a revenge for not being given a treat at Halloween.[1] Legendary versions of elaborate outhouse pranks have been preserved in the… …   Wikipedia


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