bath mat

[ bath, bahth ]
/ bæθ, bɑθ /

noun

a mat or washable rug used to stand on when entering or leaving a bath.

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Origin of bath mat

First recorded in 1890–95
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Example sentences from the Web for bath mat

  • A genuine old cork bedroom suite, comprising one bath-mat, will also be included in the sale.

    Once a Week|Alan Alexander Milne
  • Failing this, they might leave some kind of address in indelible letters on the bath-mat.

    If I May|A. A. Milne