Definition of Latrine

1. Noun. A public toilet in a military area.




Definition of Latrine

1. n. A privy, or water- closet, esp. in a camp, hospital, etc.

Definition of Latrine

1. Noun. a very simple toilet facility, usually just a pit or trench. See also the slang terms john and johnny house. ¹

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Definition of Latrine

1. a type of toilet [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Latrine

latosol
latosolic
latosols
latrant
latrants
latrappite
latrate
latrated
latrating
latration
latrations
latred
latreutical
latria
latrias
latrine (current term)
latrines
latrociny
latrodectism
latron
latrons
latrophilin
latrophilins
latrorse
latrotoxin
latrotoxins
latrunculin
latrunculins
lats
latte

Literary usage of Latrine

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1. Handbook of Mining Details (1912)
"The cover is hinged to the body of the latrine, and is locked in place by means of a bar, fastened at one end of the body by a link so that when the latrine ..."

2. The Treatment and Utilisation of Sewage by William Henry Corfield (1887)
"There are no public latrines, but a curious system of latrine latrine caverns ... These latrine caverns have existed from time immemorial, and are said to ..."

3. Archaeologia Aeliana, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity (1891)
"Just south of this, a few yards of the battlement of the curtain are still left, and nearer the gatehouse there is a very elaborate latrine entered by a ..."

4. A Digest of Facts Relating to the Treatment and Utilization of Sewage by William Henry Corfield (1871)
"There arc no public latrines, but a curious system of latrine ... These latrine caverns have existed from time immemorial, ..."

5. My Personal Experiences in Equatorial Africa: As Medical Officer of the Emin by Thomas Heazle Parke (1891)
"... their description and growth—Annoyance of rats at nis;ht-lime—The men's latrine at the fort—Garden plots—The first pumpkin of our own growth—The ascaris ..."

6. Hints and Suggestions on School Architecture and Hygiene: With Plans and by John George Hodgins (1886)
"But, to remove temptation, all should be light, open, and in a sense public, each latrine to its own sex. There should be conveniences enough for all the ..."

7. Annual report (Rockefeller Foundation. International Health Division). 1918-21 by International Health Board, Rockefeller Foundation (1920)
"The cost of maintaining this type of latrine is therefore very small. It involves only the purchase of toilet paper, which must be used because of the fact ..."

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