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Noun: privy  pri-vee
  1. An outdoor building with an (often primitive) toilet
    - outhouse, earth-closet, jakes [archaic]
Adjective: privy  pri-vee
  1. Hidden from general view or use
    "a privy place to rest and think";
    - secluded, secret
     
  2. (followed by 'to') informed about something secret or not generally known
    "privy to the details of the conspiracy"

Derived forms: privies

See also: informed, private

Type of: outbuilding

Encyclopedia: Privy