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bathing suit

[bey-th ing] /ˈbeɪ ðɪŋ/
noun
1.
a garment worn for swimming.
Also called swimsuit.
Origin of bathing suit
1870-1875
1870-75
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bathing suit

/ˈbeɪðɪŋ/
noun
1.
a garment worn for bathing, esp an old-fashioned one that covers much of the body
2.
another name for swimming costume
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