dunny

dunny

[duhn-ee]
noun, plural dunnies. Australian Slang.
an outside privy; outhouse.

Origin:
1780–90; shortening of earlier dial. and criminal argot dunnekin outhouse, of obscure origin

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dunny (ˈdʌnɪ)
 
n , pl -nies
1.  dialect (Scot) a cellar or basement
2.  dialect another word for dunnakin
3.  informal (Austral), (NZ)
 a.  an outside lavatory
 b.  (as modifier): a dunny roll; a dunny seat
 
[C20: of obscure origin; but see dunnakin]

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