Definition of earth closet in English:

earth closet

Syllabification: earth clos·et

noun

British
  • A basic type of toilet with dry earth used to cover excrement.
    More example sentences
    • Hidden away under a large yew tree was the privy or earth closet, our only toilet facilities.
    • We lived in a one-room bedsit, shared a kitchen, had no bathroom and used an outdoor earth closet adjoining the pigsty.
    • I think there was an earth closet outside actually.

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