a folding bathtub for babies, usually of rubberized cloth.
a washing or immersion of something, especially the body, in water, steam, etc., as for cleansing or medical treatment: I take a bath every day. Give the dog a bath. a quantity of water or other liquid used for this purpose: running a bath. a container for water or other cleansing liquid, as a bathtub. […]
- Bathing beauty
an attractive woman in a bathing suit, especially an entrant in a beauty contest. noun an attractive girl in a swimming costume Also called (old-fashioned) bathing belle
- Bathing cap
a tight-fitting elastic cap, usually of rubber, worn to keep the hair dry while swimming and bathing. Historical Examples Amy made a face at him, settled her bathing cap more firmly, and looked at Jessie. The Campfire Girls on Station Island Margaret Penrose The women have to wear a sort of bathing cap over their […]
- Bathing machine
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. Historical Examples I’ve had a summer of the British seaside, the bathing machine and the German band. The Letters of Henry James (volume I) Henry James There is some question […]