bathing hut

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bathing hut (plural bathing huts)

  1. A hut, usually located on a beachfront, for the purpose of changing into or out of a bathing suit in privacy.
    • 1877, Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina, The Russian Messenger, page 286:
      When half the children were dressed again, some peasant women in their Sunday best, out picking herbs, came up to the bathing-hut and stopped shyly.
  2. A small house on the beach, a shelter from the sun or wind, a place for changing into and out of swimming costumes and for the safe storing of some personal belongings.