Definitions

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  • n. Lavatory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as lavatory{5}; -- a shortened form of the word.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Believe me, I'd rather chat about French farm hens or even Frango mint shakes (how I miss them!) but when you gotta go, you gotta go, and we all need to go forth in this, the language of love or, shall we say, "lav"?

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Believe me, I'd rather chat about French farm hens or even Frango mint shakes how I miss them! but when you gotta go, you gotta go, and we all need to go forth in this, the language of love or, shall we say, "lav"?

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Jim's a fair-weather raven, and this morning he was singing like a 'lav'rock in the glen.'"

    The World for Sale, Volume 3.

  • If they assault and spray/mark me from the side or behind, I must run to the lav and wash, wash, wash it off, and then run to the nearest bar and drink, drink, drink away the headache a cure I devised while quite young.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Get him access to his children (aye lav mah kidz, innit).

    National Victim Agency – Deckchairs, Titanic. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • De blev anlagt her, således at arbejdende klasse mennesker kunne blive sat ud af systemet, fordi de ville have krævet mere løn, og demokrati, rettigheder, nu dette EU-NWO fascisme takles disse mennesker til at gøre lav betaling arbejde her-og give service jobs til disse indvandrere eller unge, der ikke kræver ret meget, – og de ikke nødvendigvis betaler skat enten …?

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Regulation Gone Mad

  • Fit and finish: The retractable shower nozzle in the lav wouldn't retract and we left it coiled in the sink like a dead snake.

    Roughing It in a Not-So-Luxurious Luxury RV

  • In the 1920s there were Bile Beans, laxatives with an extra bite that prevented your body absorbing fat – just like today's Alli with its colourful, oily side-effects that stop you straying too far from the lav.

    Our preoccupation with dieting has become a national neurosis | Louise Foxcroft

  • I enter the lav and lock the door behind me and look at myself in the mirror.

    Read from Death’s Disciples

  • When Shirley Williams arrived in the House of Commons, she opened a door marked "MPs Only" and found herself looking at a urinal; the women's lav, called "Lady MPs", was equipped with a sofa and an ironing board.

    Women, Power and Politics; Through a Glass Darkly

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