bogs

n
British
a toilet. A widespread vulgar term, prob-ably coined by students or servicemen in the 19th century in the form of 'bog-house' to describe foul communal lava-tories. The term is used in Australia, too.
► '"I ran into Shane", said Spider Stacey, "at a Ramones gig at the Roundhouse. He was standing on top of the bog, for some reason".' (Evening Standard, 17 March 1988)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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