- a bath in which the bather, after copious perspiration in a steam room, showers and has a rubdown.
Origin of Turkish bath
First recorded in 1635–45
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- a type of bath in which the bather sweats freely in hot dry air, is then washed, often massaged, and has a cold plunge or shower
- (sometimes plural) an establishment where such a bath is obtainable