from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A hooded wheelchair used especially for invalids, typically at a spa.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. an early form of wheelchair with three wheels, used to transport ladies or invalids, common in Victorian England

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a kind of chair on wheels, as used by invalids at Bath.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a wheelchair usually pushed by an attendant, as at a spa


After Bath .
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Named from Bath, the home of its inventor, James Heath. (Wiktionary)


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