pit latrine

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pit latrine

A type of outdoor latrine, used where it is impractical to provide a standard, flushing-type toilet. The structure, which is excavated in the soil, may be manufactured and installed so that odors and flies are minimized.
See also: latrine
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'We are trying to raise a grant and very low interest funding because no one in the 21st century should have to go to a pit toilet to relieve themselves, but we still have between 4,000 and 5,000 on the island,' she lamented, stressing that it was the small things that often made a fundamental difference,' Mottley said, adding that Barbados could not go forward into the third decade with unbalanced development.
(A pit toilet is on the left and signs to the falls are straight ahead.
We were the first tourists that this family of nomadic herders had hosted (they had kindly dug a new pit toilet in our honour), and the 'grandma', who spoke no English, was very taken with Sarah and her sister, seven-year-old Zoe, spending quite a bit of time with us in the ger--the felt tent that is a ubiquitous part of nomad life.
"I had water from the well in the garden, an outside ash pit toilet and an iron kitchen range."
The police said the suspects tried to throw Mphahlele's body in a pit toilet, and when the body could not fit into the pit, it was cut into pieces and then thrown in.
The museum shows the house's original pit toilet, and a 1950s kitchen, with a washstand and jugs for collecting water.
"I learned I'm not very good at sleeping in tents and that I found it difficult using the 'long-drop' pit toilet!
They can easily be flushed down the toilet or thrown into a pit toilet.
Nevertheless her first effort combines dramatic flair and natural storytelling skills that combine to evoke the shining idealism of a young girl's memories wherein even gossip in the pit toilet outside the school takes on a romantic tinge.
Continuing on this potty-path, I've also learned that when mortar rounds have you bracketed and the only hole in the pool-table plain you're on is a pit toilet, Yes, you can do it ...
resident--who was caught in 2005 hiding in a pit toilet on White Mountain National Forest property in New Hampshire is arrested after being spotted allegedly climbing out of a pit toilet at the White Mountain National Forest's Hastings Campground in Maine.