(gay) to leave a public lavatory in which one is soliciting to avoid interrogation by its attendant or a police officer.
|Sex Variants.‘Lang. of Homosexuality’ Appendix VII in Henry|
|Guild Dict. Homosexual Terms 1: abdicate (v.): Forced to leave a public toilet by an attendant; said of male homosexuals who frequent public rest rooms. Thus, queens are forced to abdicate.|
|Maledicta IX 161: When one considers the inventiveness of some gay slang [...] abdicate for a queen forced off the throne she was lurking on in a public toilet.|
|Gay Sl. Dict. [Internet] abdicate: to leave a public toilet because a vice squad officer or a toilet attendant comes in. ‘Eric, its time to abdicate the throne to the cops.’.|