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n. I. [US a house behind the main building DAE] a thatched hut for cooking behind the main house. (Mayag., Inagua)

2. [US dial. idem ADD] a privy; an outdoor toilet: I coming right back—I gotty go to the back-house 'cause I want pee (Nassau). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-08-25 02:54
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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