One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In France: a public urinal.
Mid 19th century. From French vespasienne carriage serving as a portable toilet, public urinal from the name of Titus Flavius Vespasianus, Roman Emperor, 69–79, who introduced a tax on the collection of urine (used e.g. in dyeing fabric).
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