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privy (adj.)

"private," early 13c., from Old French privé "friendly, intimate; a private place," from Latin privatus "private, personal" (see private (adj.)). Meaning "participating in (a secret)" (usually with to) is attested from late 14c. Related: Privily. Privy Council is from c. 1300 in a general sense; specifically of the British government, first attested late 14c., as consaile priue. Privy member "organ of sex" is from late 13c.

privy (n.)

"toilet," c. 1200, from Old French privé, privee "latrine," literally "private place," from noun use of adjective privé (see privy (adj.)).

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Definitions of privy from WordNet
1
privy (n.)
a room or building equipped with one or more toilets;
Synonyms: toilet / lavatory / lav / can / john / bathroom
privy (n.)
a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate;
Synonyms: outhouse / earth-closet / jakes
2
privy (adj.)
(followed by `to') informed about something secret or not generally known;
privy to the details of the conspiracy
privy (adj.)
hidden from general view or use;
a privy place to rest and think
Synonyms: secluded / secret
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