baignoire

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

French baignoire (bathtub).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛnˈwɑː(ɹ)/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

baignoire (plural baignoires)

  1. (dated) A box of the lowest tier in a theatre.
    • 1894, George Du Maurier, Trilby[1]:
      Then enter Durien the sculptor, who had been presented with a baignoire at the Odéon to see "La Dame aux Camélias," and he invited Trilby and another lady to dine with him "au cabaret" and share his box.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

baigner (to bathe) +‎ -oire

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Noun[edit]

baignoire f (plural baignoires)

  1. bath (British), bathtub, tub (especially US)

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