Prior to 1897, baths were taken in freestanding tubs in front of the fire in the bedrooms.
Rivals as well as the Opposition taunted the PM with the baths during Question Time.
A former security guard for Houston says there used to be a “no baths” rule for the superstar.
He frequented Turkish baths and commented in his diaries of the physical virtues of sailors.
I have just returned from taking the men to have a hot bath in some baths the Engineers have rigged up.
baths were ready and breakfast would be on the table at seven.
I intended visiting the baths of Chilln out of curiosity and invited him to join me, which he did.
At present my morning and evening baths are in serious danger of clashing.
If it be very hot, they will go for a month or two to the baths of Lucca, but their home is Florence.
The same style of painting occurs in the court of the baths.
pan-Arab socialist party, founded by intellectuals in Syria in 1943, from Arabic ba't "resurrection, renaissance."
Old English bæð "immersing in water, mud, etc.," also "quantity of water, etc., for bathing," from Proto-Germanic *batham (cf. Old Norse bað, Middle Dutch bat, German bad), from PIE root *bhe- "to warm" (cf. Latin fovere "to foment") + Germanic *-thuz suffix indicating "act, process, condition" (cf. birth, death). Original sense was of heating, not immersing in water. The city in Somerset, England (Old English Baðun) was so called from its hot springs. Bath salts attested from 1875 (Dr. Julius Braun, "On the Curative Effects of Baths and Waters").
n. pl. baths (bāðz, bāths)
The act of soaking or cleansing the body or any of its parts, as in water.
The apparatus used in giving a bath.
The fluid used to maintain the metabolic activities of an organism.
The use of the bath was very frequent among the Hebrews (Lev. 14:8; Num. 19:19, ect.). The high priest at his inauguration (Lev. 8:6), and on the day of atonement, was required to bathe himself (16:4, 24). The "pools" mentioned in Neh. 3:15, 16, 2 Kings 20:20, Isa. 22:11, John 9:7, were public bathing-places.
a Hebrew liquid measure, the tenth part of an homer (1 Kings 7:26, 38; Ezek. 45:10, 14). It contained 8 gallons 3 quarts of our measure. "Ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath" (Isa. 5:10) denotes great unproductiveness.