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swimming bath

noun, British
Origin of swimming bath
1735-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • We had even secured for them a gymnasium and a swimming-bath.

    My Own Story Emmeline Pankhurst
  • This was the best of the swimming-bath season, and Sally rarely passed a day without a turn at her favourite exercise.

    Somehow Good William de Morgan
  • It has its gymnasium, its swimming-bath, its card-rooms, its concert-room.

    Appearances Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
  • This happened about seven one morning when most of the officers were at breakfast in the swimming-bath mess room.

  • She ducked in the swimming-bath and swam round desperately; the maid, half-undressed, went in after her and washed her.

    The Hidden Force Louis Couperus
  • Still they must think and talk it over, and Harry must come down to Guildford and see the new chapel and the swimming-bath.

    Young Blood E. W. Hornung
  • In one corner of the Grand Square was a beautifully fitted gymnasium with a swimming-bath adjoining.

    The City in the Clouds C. Ranger Gull
  • Then you will want the house transformed into a swimming-bath, or a skating-rink, or cleared out for hockey.

    They and I Jerome K. Jerome
  • You can look this room over later; I want you first to see the swimming-bath.

    Who? Elizabeth Kent
  • The relieved guard strolled round the main bastion on its way to the swimming-bath, and Learoyd grew almost talkative.

    Soldier Stories Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for swimming-bath

swimming bath

(often pl) an indoor swimming pool
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