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bath mat

[bath, bahth]
noun
  1. 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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Examples from the Web for bath mat

Historical Examples

  • Failing this, they might leave some kind of address in indelible letters on the bath-mat.

    If I May

    A. A. Milne

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

    Once a Week

    Alan Alexander Milne