air bath

noun

1
: a hygienic exposure of the body to the open air
2
: a bath of air
also : a receptacle (as a small oven heated from below) containing such a bath

Word History

First Known Use

1742, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of air bath was in 1742

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“Air bath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20bath. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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