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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 buildingRooms 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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