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library

slang A toilet, especially in one's house. A humorous reference to the tendency of people to read while sitting down on the toilet. John's just in the library at the moment. He should be down shortly. I just need to go to the library before we leave.

library

n. a bathroom; an outhouse. (Not a public restroom.) John is in the library at the moment.
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I have also to acknowledge the help of the editor of this Library of Philosophy, Professor Muirhead, for several suggestions by which I have profited.
Fate appeared to have determined to keep him imprisoned in the library, that morning.
He had just opened his lips to answer that ill-timed reference to Anne, in no very friendly terms, when a voice, calling to Arnold from the lawn outside, announced the appearance of a third person in the library, and warned the two gentlemen that their private interview was at an end.
Some years after the fire the Cotton Library, as it is now called, was removed to the British Museum, where it now remains.
"I must first ask you to help me carry him to the library and let me examine things thoroughly."
When they had deposited the body in the library, Grayne turned to Fisher and said, in a voice that had recovered its fullness and confidence, "I am going to lock myself in and make a thorough examination first.
Let me say you are ill and not able to go into that close library."
"I wish every book in that library was built into a caticom for your master," said Tantripp to Pratt, the butler, finding him in the breakfast-room.
There would have been nothing out of the common in my having got tired of the library, and having gone upstairs for a change.
Richard began to walk up and down the library floor.
The next day a person with red hands and a blue polka-dot necktie, who called himself Kelly, called at Anthony Rockwall's house, and was at once received in the library.
We have 1100 students, 86 officers and instructors, together with their families, and about 200 coloured people living near the school, all of whom would make use of the library building.
She was thinking over the new idea which had come to her when she heard of the library. She did not care very much about the library itself, because she had read very few books; but to hear of it brought back to her mind the hundred rooms with closed doors.
I shall place one of the men in the library. You will only have to ring for him if anything happens.
He had stolen on us with his noiseless tread and his book in his hand from the library.
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