any of various common sponges, of the family Spongiidae, that have a skeletal network composed of fibers of spongin: collected in the Gulf of Mexico, the Mediterranean, and the Caribbean for their commercial value.
Then I begin again, but I stop at six in the second series and cross myself upon the breast with the bath sponge.
The Drunkard Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
- Bath stone
noun (Brit) a kind of limestone used as a building material, esp at Bath in England Historical Examples As “bath stone” it is famous, and has made Bath exclusively a city of stone-built houses. The Bath Road Charles G. (Charles George) Harper The building is of bath stone, and has flying buttresses and a high […]
- Bath tissue
- Bath towel
a large towel used to dry the body after bathing or showering, usually made of heavy, absorbent material. Historical Examples Patty emerged from the bath towel with which she had been polishing her face. Just Patty Jean Webster And, when the bed was ready: “Can you get a bath towel, Jim?” The Flaming Jewel Robert […]
- Bathtub gin
homemade gin, especially gin made illegally during Prohibition. noun phrase Gin made at home by mixing alcohol with flavoring, often literally in a bathtub (1920s+)