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bathtub

[bath-tuhb, bahth-] /ˈbæθˌtʌb, ˈbɑθ-/
noun
1.
a tub to bathe in, especially one that is a permanent fixture in a bathroom.
Origin of bathtub
1825-1835
1825-35; bath1 + tub
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bathtub

/ˈbɑːθˌtʌb/
noun
1.
a bath, esp one not permanently fixed
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n.

1837, from bath + tub. Prohibition-era bathtub gin is recorded by 1928.

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