Definitionshit-house , an outdoor toilet.
Quote: Prince John (Richard Lewis) and the tower sorceress Latrine (Tracey Ullman) in Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993):
-- John: ' Such an unusual name, Latrine. How did you come by it? '
-- Latrine: ' We changed it in the ninth century.'
-- John: ' You mean you changed it to Latrine? '
-- Latrine: ' Yeah, used to be Shithouse.'