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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a wheelchair usually pushed by an attendant, as at a spa

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Bath, England Date: 1823 a hooded and sometimes glassed wheeled chair used especially by invalids; broadly wheelchair

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a wheelchair for invalids. 3. bathe v. & n. --v. 1 intr. immerse oneself in water, esp. to swim or esp. US wash oneself. 2 tr. immerse in or wash or treat with liquid esp. for cleansing or medicinal purposes. 3 tr. (of sunlight etc.) envelop. --n. Brit. immersion in liquid, esp. to swim. Phrases and idioms: bathing-costume (or -suit) a garment worn for swimming. Etymology: OE bathian f. Gmc

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bath Bath, n. A city in the west of England, resorted to for its hot springs, which has given its name to various objects. Bath brick, a preparation of calcareous earth, in the form of a brick, used for cleaning knives, polished metal, etc. Bath chair, a kind of chair on wheels, as used by invalids at Bath. ``People walked out, or drove out, or were pushed out in their Bath chairs.'' --Dickens. Bath metal, an alloy consisting of four and a half ounces of zinc and one pound of copper. Bath note, a folded writing paper, 8 1/2 by 14 inches. Bath stone, a species of limestone (o["o]lite) found near Bath, used for building.



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