He jiggled the faceted glass door knob to let the person inside know he was hogging the lavatory.
They had stopped at the lavatory outside the walls, washed themselves and had purchased the white garments of the purified.
The lavatory door had jammed, as doors will jam in earthquakes.
At this moment the sound of Dr. Bulling's voice, followed by loud laughter, came from the lavatory.
Conduct this gentleman to the lavatory, and assist him in making his ablutions.
I pay the same money, but I cannot have a chair or a lavatory, and rarely a through car.
And to this hall there is attached a lavatory for the use of the men.
At the lavatory he caught sight of his own countenance in the glass.
It had a lavatory with a marble basin and a tap of cold water.
There was a difference in the air in the lavatory, and in the sound—the undifferentiated background sound which came from nowhere.
late 14c., "washbasin," from Latin lavatorium "place for washing," noun use of neuter of adjective lavatorius "pertaining to washing," from lavatus, past participle of lavare "to wash" (see lave). Sense of "washroom" is first attested 1650s; as a euphemism for "toilet, W.C.," it is attested by 1864.