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rest room

or restroom

noun
1.
rooms or a room having a washbowl, toilet, and other facilities for use by employees, visitors, etc., as in a store, theater, or office.
Origin of rest room
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism
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  • Not till she inspected the rest-room did she again become a fanatic.

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  • She'll probably fix up the rest-room, and the rest-room is a fine thing, brings a lot of business to town.

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  • We ladies—of course we were all farmers at first—we didn't expect any rest-room in those days.

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  • She relieved the attendant at the rest-room for an hour a day.

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British Dictionary definitions for rest-room

rest room

noun
1.
a room in a public building having lavatories, washing facilities, and sometimes couches
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