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cloakroom

noun [C]     /ˈkləʊk.rʊm/ /-ruːm/ US  /ˈkloʊk-/
(US also checkroom) a room in a public building such as a restaurant , theatre , etc. where coats , bags , and other personal things can be left while their owners are in the building Rooms UK polite word for toilet , especially one in a public building : I went to the cloakroom in the first interval .The toilet
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