Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bath in which water is showered upon the person from above.
- n. An apparatus for pouring a shower of water upon the body.
“I washed my pack in the shower-bath, then left it open to breathe next to the window.”
“Go into the shower-bath with a small quantity of water at a temperature low enough to give you a slight sensation of cold, 75 or 80 degrees.”
“After a much more pleasant shower-bath, this time shared, and yet another change of clothing, Darian stumbled over Keisha's bundle in the middle of the floor of the outer room.”
“But what interests me most is the way in which he circumvents the shower-bath.”
“If the same law is still in operation, he ought to be sitting in a shower-bath.”
“I lived in the smallest apartment: a studio with a shower-bath with a plastic curtain illustrated with toaster-sized cartoon goldfish and a kitchen with a tile sink and counter and a small hot plate.”
“Robber, assassin — those words which Marius thought had disappeared and which returned, fell upon him like an ice-cold shower-bath.”
“On 1st inst. he was said to have been in a bad humor; he was seen, or is said to have been seen, to sharpen a knife, and mutter threats against someone; on the strength of which he was, on 24 inst., seized by several keepers or deputy-keepers of the State Prison, and by them dragged toward the shower-bath for punishment.”
“At the Sea-bathing Establishment, a row of neat little wooden houses seven or eight feet high, I SAW the proprietor in bed in the shower-bath.”
“It had one unusual luxury, however, in the shape of a wardrobe of painted wood, something smaller than an English watch-box; or if this comparison should be insufficient to convey a just idea of its dimensions, they may be estimated from the fact of my having lived for fourteen days and nights in the firm belief that it was a shower-bath.”
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