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birdbath

[burd-bath, -bahth]
noun, plural bird·baths [burd-bath z, -bahth z, -baths, -bahths] /ˈbɜrdˌbæðz, -ˌbɑðz, -ˌbæθs, -ˌbɑθs/.
  1. a basin or tublike garden ornament for birds to drink from or bathe in.
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Origin of birdbath

First recorded in 1890–95; bird + bath1
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British Dictionary definitions for birdbath

birdbath

noun
  1. a small basin or trough for birds to bathe in, usually in a garden
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Word Origin and History for birdbath

n.

also bird-bath, bird bath, 1862, from bird (n.1) + bath (n.).

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