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dunny

[duhn-ee] /ˈdʌn i/
noun, plural dunnies. Australian Slang.
1.
an outside privy; outhouse.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; shortening of earlier dial. and criminal argot dunnekin outhouse, of obscure origin
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British Dictionary definitions for dunny's

dunny

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