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bathing-machine

[bey-th ing-muh-sheen]
noun
  1. a small bathhouse on wheels formerly used as a dressing room and in which bathers could also be transported from the beach to the water.
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Origin of bathing-machine

First recorded in 1765–75
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for bathing-machine

Historical Examples

  • But at any rate, this arrangement had all the logic of going to sea in a bathing-machine.

    Wounds in the rain

    Stephen Crane

  • That the shore is a place of recreation for all but the bathing-machine horse.

  • To find your bathing-machine if you've forgotten the number.

  • It is about the size of a bathing-machine and half filled with parcels and bandboxes.

  • She soon learned that a bathing-dress and a bathing-machine could be hired.

    Happy Pollyooly

    Edgar Jepson