Origin of water closet
Examples from the Web for water closet
The water-closet was supplied direct from the cistern, the waste from which entered the drain, although it was said to be trapped.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
No one is ignorant that our character and turn of mind are intimately connected with the water-closet.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Tell me, then, what secret connection nature has established between an idea and a water-closet.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 8 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
In the bath-room a water-closet, a tub, and generally a wash-stand.Convenient Houses|Louis Henry Gibson
For example, it is a radical defect of a water-closet to be tightly encased in carpentry.