toilet englannista suomeksi
vessanpönttö, WC, wc-pönttö
The table covered by such a cloth; a table. (defdate)
1714, (w), ''The Rape of the Lock'', Canto I, lines 121-126:
- And now, unveil’d, the toilet stands display’d,
- Each silver vase in mystic order laid.
Personal grooming; the process of washing, dressing and arranging the hair. (defdate)
*1791, (w), ''A Simple Story'', Oxford 2009, p. 118:
- Against that short evening her toilet was consulted the whole day (..).
*1913, (w), ''(“Come as you are...”)'', Poetry Foundation 1913, p. 85:
- Come as you are, tarry not over your toilet.
*1931, William Faulkner, ''Sanctuary'', Vintage 1993, page 111:
- Three women got down and standing on the curb they made unabashed toilets, smoothing skirts and stockings, brushing one another's back, opening parcels and donning various finery.
1917, Arthur Conan Doyle, Adventure of Wisteria Lodge|"The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge":
- "It is a quarter-past two," he said. "Your telegram was dispatched about one. But no one can glance at your toilet and attire without seeing that your disturbance dates from the moment of your waking."
A room. (defdate)
2002, Digby Tantam, ''Psychotherapy and Counselling in Practice: A Narrative Framework'', p. 122:
- He would hit her when she cried and, if this did not work, would lock her in the toilet for hours on end.
- He wet his thumb with saliva pressing on the tongue, ran it up and down faster over the letter 'I' of 'TOILET', the 'LADIES TOILET' was transformed into 'LADIES TO LET' in no time.
''My toilet backed up. Now the bathroom's flooded.''
- Look around you. It's a toilet.
(quote-book)"(..)"I hate this fucking toilet," he said to Leland Gaunt.
To use the toilet.
To assist another (a child, etc.) in using the toilet.
toilet (gloss); men's room, ladies' room
(l) (gloss); (l), (l)
(l), room used for urination and defecation.
(l), fixture used for urination and defecation.