bathhouse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English bathhous, bathous, from Old English bæþhūs (bathhouse), equivalent to bath +‎ house. Cognate with Dutch badhuis (bathhouse), German Badehaus (bathhouse), Danish badehus (bathhouse), Swedish badhus (bathhouse).

Noun[edit]

bathhouse (plural bathhouses)

  1. A building with baths for communal use.
  2. A building where swimmers can change clothes.

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