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chamber pot

a portable container, especially for urine, used in bedrooms.
Origin of chamber pot
1560-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for chamber pot
  • In cities, you're not allowed to empty your chamber pot into the street.
  • The only thing that saved someone from a trip to the outhouse on a cold, snowy night was the chamber pot.
  • If they had to use the bathroom at night, they used the chamber pot.
  • There was a chamber pot in those bedrooms in winter time, and it did freeze.
British Dictionary definitions for chamber pot

chamber pot

a vessel for urine, used in bedrooms
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