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dunny

(ˈdʌnɪ)
n, pl -nies
1. (Building) dialect Scot a cellar or basement
2. (Furniture) dialect another word for dunnakin
3. informal
a. an outside lavatory
b. (as modifier): a dunny roll; a dunny seat.
[C20: of obscure origin; but see dunnakin]
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dunny

noun (Austral. & old-fashioned N.Z. informal) toilet, lavatory, bathroom, loo (Brit. informal), W.C., bog (slang), Gents or Ladies, can (U.S. & Canad. slang), john (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), head(s) (Nautical slang), throne (informal), closet, privy, cloakroom (Brit.), urinal, latrine, washroom, powder room, crapper (taboo slang), water closet, khazi (slang), pissoir (French), little boy's room or little girl's room (informal), (public) convenience people who don't wash their hands after using the dunny
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dunny

[ˈdʌnɪ] N (Australia) → retrete m, wáter m
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