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A toilet, especially an earth closet.‘an outside netty shared between two or three families’
lavatory, wc, water closet, facilities, urinal, privy, latrine, outhouse, earth closet, jakesView synonyms
- ‘There is even a netty (an outside toilet), though cleanliness is definitely not guaranteed!’
From Northumberland dialect.
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