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toilette

[twah-let, toi-; French twa-let]
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noun, plural toi·lettes [twah-lets, toi-; French twa-let] /twɑˈlɛts, tɔɪ-; French twaˈlɛt/.
  1. toilet(defs 6, 8).
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Can be confusedtoilet toilette
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Examples from the Web for toilette

Historical Examples

  • We gallantly declared that we thoroughly agreed with these principles of the toilette.

    Freeland

    Theodor Hertzka

  • The young woman, who was finishing her toilette, lost patience.

    A Nest of Spies

    Pierre Souvestre

  • The old lady had made her toilette, and her cat was purring on a cushion by her side.

  • And why, may we ask, has she taken such pains about her toilette to-day?

  • As to toilette, I believe there are queens have not as many dresses to change.

    That Boy Of Norcott's

    Charles James Lever


British Dictionary definitions for toilette

toilette

noun
  1. usually literary another word for toilet (def. 2)
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Word Origin

C16: from French; see toilet
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