[bath-hous, bahth-]

noun, plural bath·hous·es [bath-hou-ziz, bahth-] /ˈbæθˌhaʊ zɪz, ˈbɑθ-/.

a structure, as at the seaside, containing dressing rooms for bathers.
a building for bathing, sometimes equipped with swimming pools, medical baths, etc.

Origin of bathhouse

First recorded in 1695–1705; bath1 + house Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a building containing baths, esp for public use
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