Two days later, when authorities did, they found eight bodies in the latrine system of the local school.
They maintained a sentry of their own, whose duty it was to watch for and report our trips to the latrine.
Longs, the latrine at Brasenose, so called because built by Lady Long.
This latrine is for summer usenot for a week-end camp, you know.
The word ‘lantine’ on p. 115 is most likely a corruption of ‘latrine’, but has been allowed to stand.
There was a latrine pit and an open stone hearth and a naked brown man with wild hair and a beard.
There was no light in the ill-smelling shack that served for a latrine.
It is wonderful what a wholesome effect on a lazy man has the imposition of three days latrine duty!
A latrine of this kind must not be placed near any water supply.
He bluntly defined the limited German wit and humor as characteristically born of the latrine.
c.1300, probably from Latin latrina, contraction of lavatrina "washbasin, washroom," from lavatus, past participle of lavare "to wash" (see lave) + -trina, suffix denoting "workplace." Its reappearance in 1640s is probably a re-borrowing from French; especially of a privy of a camp, barracks, college, hospital, etc. Latrine rumor "baseless gossip" (of the kind that spreads in conversations in latrines) is military slang, first recorded 1918.