Found 3 items, similar to privy.
English → Indonesian
English → English
adj 1: hidden from general view or use; “a privy place to rest and
; “a secluded romantic spot”
; “a secret garden”
2: (followed by `to') informed about something secret or not
generally known; “privy to the details of the conspiracy”
n 1: a room equipped with toilet facilities [syn: toilet
2: a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which
a user can defecate [syn: outhouse
English → English
, n.; pl. Privies
1. (Law) A partaker; a person having an interest in any
action or thing; one who has an interest in an estate
created by another; a person having an interest derived
from a contract or conveyance to which he is not himself a
party. The term, in its proper sense, is distinguished
from party. --Burrill. --Wharton.
2. A necessary house or place for performing excretory
functions in private; an outhouse; a backhouse.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
, a. [F. priv['e], fr. L. privatus. See
1. Of or pertaining to some person exclusively; assigned to
private uses; not public; private; as, the privy purse. “
Privee knights and squires.”
2. Secret; clandestine. “ A privee thief.”
3. Appropriated to retirement; private; not open to the
public. “ Privy chambers.”
--Ezek. xxi. 14.
4. Admitted to knowledge of a secret transaction; secretly
cognizant; privately knowing.
His wife also being privy to it. --Acts v. 2.
Myself am one made privy to the plot. --Shak.
, a private apartment in a royal residence.
(Eng. Law), the principal council of the
sovereign, composed of the cabinet ministers and other
persons chosen by the king or queen. --Burrill.
, a member of the privy council.
, moneys set apart for the personal use of the
monarch; also, the title of the person having charge of
these moneys. [Eng.] --Macaulay.
or Privy signet
, the seal which the king uses
in grants, etc., which are to pass the great seal, or
which he uses in matters of subordinate consequence which
do not require the great seal; also, elliptically, the
principal secretary of state, or person intrusted with the
privy seal. [Eng.]
, a verdict given privily to the judge out of
court; -- now disused. --Burrill.