chamber pot



a portable container, especially for urine, used in bedrooms.

Origin of chamber pot

First recorded in 1560–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for chamber-pot

chamber, bedpan, jerry, jordan, pisspot, potty

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British Dictionary definitions for chamber-pot

chamber pot


a vessel for urine, used in bedrooms
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Word Origin and History for chamber-pot

also chamberpot, 1560s, from chamber (n.) + pot (n.1).

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