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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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Water tanks, sheds and outhouses were built, including the mysterious dunnies.
At intermission we would go to the dunnies to compare notes.
the Healy Cup saw East Liverpool against Garston Derby while ke held their nerve and form for a iumph against Speke Dunnies.
In Group Four, Speke Dunnies battered Yew Tree 8-2 and the match between The Botanic and LH FC ended goalless.