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out·house

 (out′hous′)
n.
1. A small, enclosed structure having one or two holes in a seat built over a pit and serving as an outdoor toilet.
2. An outbuilding, as on a farm.

outhouse

(ˈaʊtˌhaʊs)
n
1. (Architecture) a building near to, but separate from, a main building; outbuilding
2. US an outside lavatory

out•house

(ˈaʊtˌhaʊs)

n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
1. an outbuilding serving as a toilet; privy.
2. any outbuilding.
[1525–35]

outhouse

A small building detached from a house, such as a garden shed or sometimes a toilet.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outhouse - a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecateouthouse - a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
outbuilding - a building that is subordinate to and separate from a main building
Translations

outhouse

[ˈaʊthaʊs] N (outhouses (pl)) [ˈaʊthaʊzɪz]
1. (Brit) = outbuilding
2. (US) (= toilet) → retrete m fuera de la casa

outhouse

[ˈaʊthaʊs] n (= shed) → appentis m, remise f
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