Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bathhouse.

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Examples

  • Lord Valhurst she held nearly in aversion; for, though his vindication of his upright motives at the bathing-house, joined to her indifference in considering him either guilty or innocent, made her conclude he might be blameless in that transaction, his perpetual compliments, enforced by staring eyes and tender glances, wearied and disgusted her.

    Camilla

  • The name, as Camilla knew it not, she had heard unmoved; but the sight of a person who had so largely contributed to shock and terrify her in the bathing-house, struck her with horror.

    Camilla

  • Once his sister Corinne Robinson saw him approach “an especially unpleasant-looking little bathing-house with a very steep roof” and she hoped this time a detour would be in order.

    The Path Between the Seas

  • This road takes you straight to the Golden Castle, you will reach it by eventide; and at night when everything is quiet the beautiful princess goes to the bathing-house to bathe.

    Household Tales

  • He waited until midnight, when everything lay in deep sleep, and the beautiful princess was going to the bathing-house.

    Household Tales

  • He went immediately and bathed; and afterwards, at the spot where he did so, a bathing-house was built, which is still existing.

    A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms

  • Fulvius fled into an obscure bathing-house; but shortly after being discovered, he and his eldest son were slain together.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Gardens, on the near side of the river, stands an old, dilapidated bathing-house, with its long row of dressing-rooms, doorless and damp-looking.

    Madame Midas

  • The wooden bathing-house looked awesome enough to harbour mysteries.

    Maurice Guest

  • Now, as we pass back, see how conveniently the bathing-house, heater and perfuming-rooms adjoin.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 31, October, 1873

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