Privies


Privies
Privy Priv"y, 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. [1913 Webster]

2. A necessary house or place for performing excretory functions in private; an outhouse; a backhouse. [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.