bathwater

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noun bath·wa·ter \ˈbath-ˌwȯ-tər, ˈbäth-, -ˌwä-tər\

Definition of bathwater

  1. :  water for a bath

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First Known Use of bathwater

14th century


BATHWATER Defined for English Language Learners

bathwater

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Definition of bathwater for English Language Learners

  • : water used for a bath

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