bathhouse

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bathhouse a building containing public baths
    • n bathhouse a building containing dressing rooms for bathers
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Usage

In literature:

The lady in black was reading her morning devotions on the porch of a neighboring bathhouse.
"The Awakening and Selected Short Stories" by Kate Chopin
And there's the bathhouse and the bowling-alley.
"Moran of the Lady Letty" by Frank Norris
The bathhouse was a huge barge with a house built on it in a lozenge shape.
"Three Soldiers" by John Dos Passos
This also was one of the gay places in Pompeii, for it was a bathhouse.
"Buried Cities, Part 1, Pompeii" by Jennie Hall
This also was one of the gay places in Pompeii, for it was a bathhouse.
"Buried Cities: Pompeii, Olympia, Mycenae" by Jennie Hall
Below it was a partly enclosed fountain or bathhouse, with a stone spout and a stone-lined basin.
"Inca Land" by Hiram Bingham
There were public bathhouses, but they were disreputable.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
The whole world was turned into one big, rough towel which smelt of the bathhouse.
"The Lady With The Dog and Other Stories" by Anton Chekhov
Well-appointed bathhouses are maintained.
"The Mountain that was 'God'" by John H. Williams
A man from the bathhouse came by.
"The Boy Scout Treasure Hunters" by Charles Henry Lerrigo
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In news:

Tampa's Only Gay-Owned Bathhouse Offers GOPers Free Admission.
Taliban bomb kills Afghan police chief, 16 civilians in Kandahar bathhouse.
Austin voters will decide on a host of bond proposals on Nov 6, one of which is to approve several million dollars for Parks & Recreation facility upgrades, including $2 million to restore the Barton Springs bathhouse at Zilker Park.
The fabled Orchard Beach bathhouse , victim to years of salt water in the air and "benign neglect," is crumbling.
City Council candidate Michael Beys and Baruch Houses kids cheer the idea of restoring the old Baruch Houses bathhouse as a community center.
Bain Majorelle, a Moroccan hammam , or bathhouse.
Simon Hammerstein , Our Favorite Scion, Is Thinking Out of the Box With Bathhouse Spin-Off.
Bathhouse Row in Hot Springs, Ark.
Bruce Mailman , an East Village entrepreneur who developed a discotheque and a bathhouse catering to a homosexual clientele, as well as two Off Broadway theaters, died on Thursday at his home in Manhattan.
Bain Majorelle, a Moroccan hammam, or bathhouse.
SUPER EGO "I was just in the bathroom splashing water on my knob," my excitable amigo Scottish Andy breathlessly dished at a mid-Market bathhouse-disco club last Saturday night.
In lieu of paying fees to his models, he threw them a "thank you" party in an old Russian-Jewish bathhouse.
TRAVERSE CITY — City commissioners may have to downsize and redesign the proposed concession pavilion and bathhouse at reconstructed Clinch Park because bids came in roughly $178,000 over budget.
The local Community Civic Group provided funds in the amount of $22,548 to build a bathhouse and filter system for the pool.
OURAY – With a $174,000 bathhouse facelift now complete, the Ouray City Council acknowledged this week that it's time to take the plunge and formulate a plan for major infrastructure improvements at the Ouray Hot Springs Pool.
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