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a room containing a toilet and usually a bathtub or shower and a sink
American a room in a restaurant or other public place where you can leave your coat, hat, bag, etc. so that someone will guard them. The British word is cloakroom.
British a room in a pub (=a place that serves alcoholic drinks) in the U.K. that children are allowed into
a room in a theater or television studio where performers can rest and receive visitors
American a small bathroom containing a toilet and sink but no shower or bathtub
a room or building where clothes are washed and ironed, for example in a hospital
a room with a toilet and a washbasin, especially on an airplane
a small deep pool of cold water, used especially after a sauna
a large room, especially in a monastery or in some other institution, where you eat your meals with a lot of other people
a small hot wooden room that people sit in in order to sweat (=produce water from their skin)
British a small room in a British pub (=bar)
American a small room for a shower or a toilet. The British word is cubicle.
a combination of a hotdog and a hamburger in a specially designed bread bunBuzzWord Article
high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or clubadd a word
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