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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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rest room

noun
1.
a room in a public building having lavatories, washing facilities, and sometimes couches
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Word Origin and History for restroom
n.

also rest-room, 1897, as a room with a toilet, from rest (n.1) + room (n.).

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