bath water

bathwater

[bath-waw-ter, -wot-er, bahth-]
noun
1.
water for bathing: He ran the bathwater while he shaved.
Idioms
2.
throw out the baby with the bathwater, to eliminate or reject the good along with the bad.

Origin:
1910–15; bath1 + water

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