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British Dictionary definitions for shouse

shouse

noun
  1. a toilet; lavatory
adjective
  1. unwell or in poor spirits

Word Origin

C20: shortening of shithouse
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Examples from the Web for shouse

Historical Examples

  • Shouse and the son of Ford atoned upon the gallows their crimes in 1833.

    Early Western Travels, 1748-1846 (Volume XXVI)

    Various

  • Associated with him were his son and two other individuals, named Simpson and Shouse.