swimming bath

noun British.

Origin of swimming bath

First recorded in 1735–45
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Historical Examples of swimming bath

  • This happened about seven one morning when most of the officers were at breakfast in the swimming-bath mess room.

  • You can look this room over later; I want you first to see the swimming-bath.


    Elizabeth Kent

  • Ours was a swimming-bath, about sixty feet long; and I must say that the water was perfectly delightful.

    Down South

    Oliver Optic

  • It has its gymnasium, its swimming-bath, its card-rooms, its concert-room.


    Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson

  • This was the best of the swimming-bath season, and Sally rarely passed a day without a turn at her favourite exercise.

    Somehow Good

    William de Morgan

British Dictionary definitions for swimming bath

swimming bath


(often plural) an indoor swimming pool
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