- a bathroom containing only a toilet and wash basin; powder room.
Origin of half bath
First recorded in 1875–80
Also called half bathroom, half-bath·room.
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Examples from the Web for half bath
In excessive heat and continuous delirium, a half-bath may be given, also, every time the packing sheet is changed.
After the pack, a half-bath should be given, the duration of which must be regulated by the condition of the brain.
When he awoke, he complained again of pain in his head, which partly yielded to the half-bath.