What does the word lavatory mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A place for washing.

Usage examples for lavatory

  1. The sleeping carriages on the Great Northern line were divided into three compartments - one at each end for travellers, and one in the centre fitted with the conveniences of a lavatory. – New-Arabian-Nights by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  2. At the rear, the old kitchen was converted into a most attractive hallway and stairway, with closets and lavatory located at the farther side. – Remodeled Farmhouses by Mary H. Northend
  3. Alan went to the lavatory on the first floor and washed the dust from his hands and face; then he went into the dining- room. – The Indian Drum by William MacHarg Edwin Balmer