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swimming bath

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noun British.
  1. swimming pool.

Origin of swimming bath

First recorded in 1735–45
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Examples from the Web for swimming bath

Historical Examples

  • It has its gymnasium, its swimming-bath, its card-rooms, its concert-room.

    Appearances

    Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson

  • We had sprung a leak, and my cabin was converted into a swimming-bath.

    Appearances

    Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson

  • We had even secured for them a gymnasium and a swimming-bath.

    My Own Story

    Emmeline Pankhurst

  • You can look this room over later; I want you first to see the swimming-bath.

    Who?

    Elizabeth Kent

  • This was the best of the swimming-bath season, and Sally rarely passed a day without a turn at her favourite exercise.

    Somehow Good

    William de Morgan


British Dictionary definitions for swimming bath

swimming bath

noun
  1. (often plural) an indoor swimming pool
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