- a portable container, especially for urine, used in bedrooms.
Origin of chamber pot
First recorded in 1560–70
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Examples from the Web for chamber-pot
If you offer to touch anything, I'll throw the chamber-pot at your head.Joseph Andrews Vol. 1
No chamber-pot in the room, owing to the negligence of the maid.The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, Volume I
There are hardly men who always take a cock for a horse, or a chamber-pot for a house.
- a vessel for urine, used in bedrooms
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Word Origin and History for chamber-pot
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