AskDefine | Define Jakes

Dictionary Definition

jakes n : a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate [syn: outhouse, privy, earth-closet]

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Noun

jakes
  1. A privy.

Extensive Definition

Jakes may refer to:
  • Jakes (toilet), a type of toilet in a small structure separate from the main building which does not have a flush or sewer attached
  • Jakes Mulholland (20th century), American soccer player
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