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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. 2018.
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  • But then, perhaps, she could not have had a swimming bath and a French café.

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

    Love Among the Chickens P. G. Wodehouse
  • And there's a swimming bath, and hockey, and cricket, and tennis.

  • The swimming bath had been built in 1877, and was roofed in for use in winter.

  • Lady Wilmersley's bedroom, which adjoins the swimming bath, was empty.


    Elizabeth Kent
  • At seven there was an adjournment to the swimming bath and gymnasium with which every building was provided.

    The Woman Who Vowed Ellison Harding
  • The two women stepped down to the swimming bath and donned their swimming dress.

    The Woman Who Vowed Ellison Harding
  • 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
  • Everything was good of its kind, down to the gymnastic courts and swimming bath.

    The English in the West Indies James Anthony Froude
  • In the next water-tight compartment were the swimming bath and linen rooms.

    Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic' British Government
British Dictionary definitions for swimming bath

swimming bath

(often pl) an indoor swimming pool
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