adjective, priv·i·er, priv·i·est.
noun, plural priv·ies.
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Origin of privy
Example sentences from the Web for privy
Now throw them into the privies,” said the father, “and let the children perform the necessities of nature on them.
In this part of the city there are neither sewers nor other drains, nor even privies belonging to the houses.
Privies are so rare here that they are either filled up every day, or are too remote for most of the inhabitants to use.
Outbuildings are few; privies are almost unknown—even at the schools there are no closets of any kind.The Negro Farmer|Carl Kelsey
Always avoid, in the country, drinking water from farmers' wells located near cesspools or privies.