Turkish bath

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Turkish bath you sweat in a steam room before getting a rubdown and cold shower
    • n Turkish bath a steam room where facilities are available for a bath followed by a shower and massage
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Turkish bath a kind of bath in which a profuse perspiration is produced by hot air, after which the body is washed and shampooed.
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Usage

In literature:

It is the Turkish bath of Nature.
"Scientific American, Volume XXXVI., No. 8, February 24, 1877" by Various
Turkish baths are not of Turkish origin.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
Shall I send a boy with you to the Turkish baths, sir?
"The Seventh Noon" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
Arriving 'extreamly weary and beaten' with the journey, he went and enjoyed the new luxury of a Turkish bath.
"Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by John Evelyn
Thompson still hankered after a Turkish bath.
"Our Casualty And Other Stories" by James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham
He was beginning to feel like an ad for a Turkish bath.
"Out Like a Light" by Gordon Randall Garrett
There were Turkish baths in Westminster and it was to the Turkish baths he went.
"Jack O' Judgment" by Edgar Wallace
On those plains it was like a Turkish bath.
"War and the Weird" by Forbes Phillips
There are Turkish baths inside ready at a moment's notice.
"The Life of King Edward VII" by J. Castell Hopkins
Turkish baths are sometimes free from subsequent pruritus.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
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In news:

However, there is a new "must-have" summer item that has recently entered my life and that, my friends, is the Turkish Bath Towel.
Turkish delights, baths and sherbet .
On the hunt for an authentic (but not agonizing) Turkish-bath experience in the crossroads city.
On the hunt for an authentic (but not too agonizing) Turkish-bath experience in the crossroads city.
When I heard Seth MacFarlane, the baby-faced genius behind TV's most hilarious sitcom, "Family Guy," was planning his feature-film debut, I was as excited as Stewie Griffin at (Turkish) bath time.
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