answer the call of nature

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answer the call of nature

informal To urinate or defecate. Jim is off answering the call of nature. Wait a minute, I have to go answer the call of nature.
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IT c put so i take er, c If y she whe froc let m If you've ever wondered how she answers the call of nature when all trussed up in a meat frock, or incubated in a large egg, let me put your mind at rest.
She gets splattered when a cow answers the call of nature beside her.