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  • n. Plural form of chamberpot.

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Examples

  • We'll do a full banner headline in red, pictures of each of the perverts just below it, and maybe a reverse perspective shot from one of the Senate chamberpots.

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  • Â His father was a millionaire mining engineer which afforded Hearst the chance to go to Harvard where he was expelled for giving his professors expensive chamberpots (early toilets) with their names imprinted on the inside.

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  • And once the sewers were underground, we just dumped our chamberpots onto the curb and waited for the next rain shower to "flush" the streets.

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  • Colonial American realty never included outhouses and personalty never included chamberpots; the broken glasses and bent spoons are not there either.

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  • Meanwhile, Coulter and others are constantly emptying their diarrhea-splattered chamberpots over our heads.

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  • She was a "Necessary Woman" read: collected the chamberpots for almost all of the Stuarts; her career began during the reign of Charles I and ended with William and Mary.

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  • Nature, and more exterior things; if indeed they compare the greatest riches to fringes and golden chamberpots, and sometimes also, as it happens, to oil-cruets.

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  • It was only too obvious that nightsoil from chamberpots was dumped there as well.

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  • A wisp or two of smoke drifted from a handful of scattered chimneys, and Anna had to guide Farinelli to the east side of the street to avoid an enthusiastic maid dumping chamberpots.

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  • For a while they would come back every year, bringing guests and servants with them, renting horses and a carriage from Edinburgh, hiring crofters 'wives to mop the stone floors and keep the fires alight and empty the chamberpots.

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