from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The water used for a bath.
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- n. water used for a bath
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That provoked a diatribe that Livia Drusilla had heard many times before, so she felt at liberty to leave her husband with a light word about using the bath water before it grew absolutely cold.
The Gentlemen have drawers and wastcoates of the same sort of canvas, this is the best linning, for the bath water will Change any other yellow.
It would have further surprised her that if she had turned on a sunlamp in the bathroom (the last element needed), her bath water would have stood up and said “Howdy.” immediately qualifying her for the Nobel prize and millions in grant money.