1. Noun.  (archaic) Personal grooming; washing, dressing etc. (defdate, from 17th c.) .
  2. Noun.  (context, now) One's style of dressing; dress, outfit. (defdate, from 18th c.) .
  3. Noun.  (archaic) A dressing room. (defdate, from 19th c.) .
  4. Noun.  Now specifically, a room or enclosed cubicle containing a lavatory, e.g., a bathroom or water closet (w.c.).
  5. Noun.  A lavatory or device for depositing human waste and then flushing it away with water. (defdate, from 20th c.) .
  6. Noun.  Other similar devices, such as squat toilets, as in Japan or the Middle East.
  7. Noun.  (figuratively) A shabby or dirty place, especially a lounge/bar/pub/tavern. (defdate, from 20th c.) .
  8. Verb.  (dated) To dress and groom oneself.
  9. Verb.  To use the toilet, or assist (a child etc) in using the toilet.

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