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swimming bath

noun, British.
Origin of swimming bath
First recorded in 1735-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It's a long corridor with a row of little cubicles not much bigger than the dressing-rooms at the swimming bath.

  • In the hot weather it splashes in the swimming bath, or reads, for it has a library of several thousand books.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • We used to practice it with a dummy in the swimming bath at school.

    Love Among the Chickens P. G. Wodehouse
  • Everything was good of its kind, down to the gymnastic courts and swimming bath.

    The English in the West Indies James Anthony Froude
  • Lady Wilmersley's bedroom, which adjoins the swimming bath, was empty.

    Who? Elizabeth Kent
  • In the next water-tight compartment were the swimming bath and linen rooms.

    Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic' British Government
  • The swimming bath had been built in 1877, and was roofed in for use in winter.

  • The rocks at the side of the pool are as steep as if they had been cut away to form a dock or a swimming bath.

    The Smuggler's Cave George A. Birmingham
  • There was a bowling green for fine weather, there was also a swimming bath—I believe, the only one south of the Thames.

    South London Sir Walter Besant
  • At seven there was an adjournment to the swimming bath and gymnasium with which every building was provided.

    The Woman Who Vowed Ellison Harding
British Dictionary definitions for swimming bath

swimming bath

(often pl) an indoor swimming pool
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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