chamber pot
noun Date: 1540 a bedroom vessel for urination and defecation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chamber-pot — (n.) also chamberpot, 1560s, from CHAMBER (Cf. chamber) + POT (Cf. pot) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • chamber pot — chamber pots N COUNT A chamber pot is a round container shaped like a very large cup. Chamber pots used to be kept in bedrooms so that people could urinate in them instead of having to leave their room during the night …   English dictionary

  • chamber pot — n a bedroom vessel for urination and defecation …   Medical dictionary

  • chamber pot — n a round container for ↑urine, used in a bedroom and kept under the bed in the past …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chamber pot — chamber ,pot noun count a round container kept in a bedroom in the past and used as a toilet during the night …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • chamber pot — ► NOUN ▪ a bowl kept in a bedroom and used as a toilet …   English terms dictionary

  • chamber pot — n. a portable container kept in a bedroom and used for defecating or urinating …   English World dictionary

  • Chamber pot — Potty redirects here. For Georgian seaport, see Poti. Japanese chamber pot from the Edo Period. A chamber pot (also a chamberpot, a jerry, a Luke, a po, a gazunder, (possibly from French pot de chambre or more likely a contraction of goes under ) …   Wikipedia

  • chamber pot — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms chamber pot : singular chamber pot plural chamber pots a round container kept in a bedroom in the past and used as a toilet during the night …   English dictionary

  • chamber pot — Synonyms and related words: bedpan, can, chamber, chemical closet, chemical toilet, commode, crapper, jerry, john, johnny, jordan, latrine, piss pot, potty, potty chair, stool, throne, thunder mug, toilet, urinal, water closet …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chamber pot — noun A bowl kept in a bedroom to serve as a temporary toilet. Syn: bedpan, jerry, piss pot …   Wiktionary

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