comfort station


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comfort station

n
US a public lavatory and rest room
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com′fort sta`tion


n.
[1905–10, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.comfort station - a toilet that is available to the publiccomfort station - a toilet that is available to the public
facility - something designed and created to serve a particular function and to afford a particular convenience or service; "catering facilities"; "toilet facilities"; "educational facilities"
ladies' room, powder room - a woman's restroom in a public (or semipublic) building
latrine - a public toilet in a military area
men's, men's room - a public toilet for men
john, lav, lavatory, privy, toilet, bathroom, can - a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
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Translations

comfort station

n (Am) (euph) → toilette f inv
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"The operator comfort station is more a ski chalet type look.
Several weeks later, she was transferred to a comfort station. Lu Xiuzhen stated that her station was managed by local Chinese.
She was used as a sex slave in a comfort station until her escape a year later.
| COMFORT STATION: MP Simon Reevell (right) with (from left) employee Mick Murphy and operations director Michael Bentley
Featuring the brand's 'Comfort Station', the Bensons for Beds store at Alvis Retail Park is one of a number of new retail outlets for the brand.
Born into a poor family in Busan, Yi said she was taken by Japanese and Korean men to a comfort station in the northeastern Chinese city of Yanji when she was 15 years old, working at an inn.
Construction on a $1 million comfort station there is also slated to begin in the spring and take between nine months and one year to complete.
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Finally, two pavilions will provide family gathering areas, seating, a comfort station and a venue for events such as concerts or puppet shows.
Perched 733 feet above the Columbia River is Vista House, the crown jewel of Crown Point State Park, built in 1918 as a "comfort station" for weary travelers.
And on New Year's Eve 2003, at Staten Island's Southern Comfort station, a firefighter was hit with a metal chair during an alcohol-fuelled brawl.