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toiletry

[toi-li-tree] /ˈtɔɪ lɪ tri/
noun, plural toiletries.
1.
any article or preparation used in cleaning or grooming oneself, as soap or deodorant.
Origin of toiletry
1825-1835
1825-35; toilet + -ry
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  • She needed to find some toiletries and then a cafe where she could sit down and file some copy.

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British Dictionary definitions for toiletries

toiletry

/ˈtɔɪlɪtrɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
an object or cosmetic used in making up, dressing, etc
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Word Origin and History for toiletries
n.

preparations in grooming," 1927; see toilet + -ry.

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