chamber pot

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chamber pot

n.
A portable vessel used in a bedroom as a toilet.
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chamber pot

n
1. a vessel for urine, used in bedrooms
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cham′ber pot`


n.
a portable container for urine and defecation, used in bedrooms.
[1560–70]
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Chamber pot

A pail with a capacity of about two gallons, and a tight-fitting lid. The pot was kept in the bedroom at night and used to minimize the necessity of going to the outhouse.
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