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Bath-rabbim
BATH-RABBIM, THE GATE OF
Bath-room
Bath-sheba
BATH-ZACHARIAS
BATH; BATHING
Bathe
Bathed
Bather
bathetic
bathetically
bathhouse
bathing beauty
bathing cap
bathing costume
bathing machine
bathing suit
bathing trunks
bathing tub
Bathing-tub
bathmat
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batholite
batholith
batholithic
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Bathing definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BA'THING, ppr. Washing by immersion, or by applying a liquid; moistening; fomenting.
BA'THING, n. The act of bathing, or washing the body in water.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: immersing the body in water or sunshine
2: the act of washing yourself (or another person) [syn: washup, bathing]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bathing Bath"ing, n. Act of taking a bath or baths. Bathing machine, a small room on wheels, to be driven into the water, for the convenience of bathers, who undress and dress therein.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bathe Bathe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bathed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Bathing.] [OE. ba?ien, AS. ba?ian, fr. b[ae]? bath. See 1st Bath, and cf. Bay to bathe.] 1. To wash by immersion, as in a bath; to subject to a bath. Chancing to bathe himself in the River Cydnus. --South. 2. To lave; to wet. ``The lake which bathed the foot of the Alban mountain.'' --T. Arnold. 3. To moisten or suffuse with a liquid. And let us bathe our hands in C[ae]sar's blood. --Shak. 4. To apply water or some liquid medicament to; as, to bathe the eye with warm water or with sea water; to bathe one's forehead with camphor. 5. To surround, or envelop, as water surrounds a person immersed. ``The rosy shadows bathe me. '' --Tennyson. ``The bright sunshine bathing all the world.'' --Longfellow.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see bathe

Moby Thesaurus

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