To snake one's toilet
Toilet Toi"let, n. [F. toilette, dim. of toile cloth. See {Toil} a net.] 1. A covering of linen, silk, or tapestry, spread over a table in a chamber or a dressing room. [1913 Webster]

2. A dressing table. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. Act or mode of dressing, or that which is arranged in dressing; attire; dress; as, her toilet is perfect. [Written also {toilette}.] [1913 Webster]

{Toilet glass}, a looking-glass for a toilet table or for a dressing room.

{Toilet service}, {Toilet set}, earthenware, glass, and other utensils for a dressing room.

{Toilet table}, a dressing table; a toilet. See def. 2 above.

{To snake one's toilet}, to dress one's self; especially, to dress one's self carefully. [1913 Webster]


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