Turkish bath


: a bath in which the bather passes through a series of steam rooms of increasing temperature and then receives a rubdown, massage, and cold shower

Word History

First Known Use

1644, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Turkish bath was in 1644

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“Turkish bath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Turkish%20bath. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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