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 for Lavatories
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lavatory \Lav"a*to*ry\, n.; pl. Lavatories. [L. lavatorium:
     cf. lavatoire. See Lave to wash, and cf. Laver.]
     1. A place for washing.
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     2. A basin or other vessel for washing in.
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     3. A wash or lotion for a diseased part.
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     4. A place where gold is obtained by washing.
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     5. A room containing one or more sinks for washing, as well
        as one or more toilet fixtures; also called bathroom,
        toilet, and sometimes commode. Commode and toilet may
        refer to a room with only a toilet fixture, but without a
        sink.
  
     Syn: toilet, lavatory, can, facility, john, privy, bathroom.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

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