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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jakes  \Jakes\,  n.  [Prob.  fr  F.  Jacques,  the  proper  name  See  2d 
  {Jack}.] 
  A  privy.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jakes 
  n  :  a  small  building  with  a  bench  having  holes  through  which  a 
  user  can  defecate  [syn:  {outhouse},  {privy},  {earth-closet}] 




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