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 for Bath
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bath \Bath\, n. [Heb.]
     A Hebrew measure containing the tenth of a homer, or five
     gallons and three pints, as a measure for liquids; and two
     pecks and five quarts, as a dry measure.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bath \Bath\, n.
     A city in the west of England, resorted to for its hot
     springs, which has given its name to various objects.
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     Bath brick, a preparation of calcareous earth, in the form
        of a brick, used for cleaning knives, polished metal, etc.
        
  
     Bath chair, a kind of chair on wheels, as used by invalids
        at Bath. "People walked out, or drove out, or were pushed
        out in their Bath chairs." --Dickens.
  
     Bath metal, an alloy consisting of four and a half ounces
        of zinc and one pound of copper.
  
     Bath note, a folded writing paper, 8 1/2 by 14 inches.
  
     Bath stone, a species of limestone (o["o]lite) found near
        Bath, used for building.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bath \Bath\ (b[.a]th; 61), n.; pl. Baths (b[.a][th]z). [AS.
     b[ae][eth]; akin to OS. & Icel. ba[eth], Sw., Dan., D., & G.
     bad, and perh. to G. b[aum]hen to foment.]
     1. The act of exposing the body, or part of the body, for
        purposes of cleanliness, comfort, health, etc., to water,
        vapor, hot air, or the like; as, a cold or a hot bath; a
        medicated bath; a steam bath; a hip bath.
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     2. Water or other liquid for bathing.
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     3. A receptacle or place where persons may immerse or wash
        their bodies in water.
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     4. A building containing an apartment or a series of
        apartments arranged for bathing.
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              Among the ancients, the public baths were of amazing
              extent and magnificence.              --Gwilt.
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     5. (Chem.) A medium, as heated sand, ashes, steam, hot air,
        through which heat is applied to a body.
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     6. (Photog.) A solution in which plates or prints are
        immersed; also, the receptacle holding the solution.
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     Note: Bath is used adjectively or in combination, in an
           obvious sense of or for baths or bathing; as, bathroom,
           bath tub, bath keeper.
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     Douche bath. See Douche.
  
     Order of the Bath, a high order of British knighthood,
        composed of three classes, viz., knights grand cross,
        knights commanders, and knights companions, abbreviated
        thus: G. C. B., K. C. B., K. B.
  
     Russian bath, a kind of vapor bath which consists in a
        prolonged exposure of the body to the influence of the
        steam of water, followed by washings and shampooings.
  
     Turkish bath, a kind of bath in which a profuse
        perspiration is produced by hot air, after which the body
        is washed and shampooed.
  
     Bath house, a house used for the purpose of bathing; --
        also a small house, near a bathing place, where a bather
        undresses and dresses.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bath
      n 1: a vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed
           (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant
           temperature or to lubricate it); "she soaked the etching in
           an acid bath"
      2: you soak and wash your body in a bathtub; "he has a good bath
         every morning"
      3: a relatively large open container that you fill with water
         and use to wash the body [syn: bathtub, bathing tub,
         bath, tub]
      4: an ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons
      5: a town in southwestern England on the River Avon; famous for
         its hot springs and Roman remains
      6: a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and
         usually a washbasin and toilet [syn: bathroom, bath]
      v 1: clean one's body by immersion into water; "The child should
           bathe every day" [syn: bathe, bath]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  108 Moby Thesaurus words for "bath":
     Finnish bath, Japanese bath, Russian bath, Swedish bath,
     Turkish bath, acid bath, affusion, aquamanile, aspergation,
     aspersion, automatic dishwasher, bagnio, balneae, balneum, baptism,
     basin, bathe, bathhouse, bathing, bathroom, baths, bathtub,
     bedewing, bidet, caldarium, cold shower, dampening, damping,
     deluge, dewing, dip, dishpan, dishwasher, douche, drowning, ewer,
     finger bowl, fixing bath, flooding, hip bath, hosing, hosing down,
     humidification, hummum, immersion, inundation, irrigation,
     kitchen sink, lavabo, lavatory, laving, mercury bath, mikvah,
     moistening, needle bath, piscina, plunge bath, public baths,
     rest room, rinsing, sauna, sauna bath, sheep dip, shower,
     shower bath, shower curtain, shower head, shower room,
     shower stall, showers, sink, sitz bath, spa, sparging, spattering,
     splashing, splattering, sponge, sponge bath, spraying, sprinkling,
     steam room, submersion, sudarium, sudatorium, swashing, sweat bath,
     sweat room, tepidarium, thermae, tub, wash, wash barrel,
     wash boiler, washbasin, washbowl, washdish, washer,
     washing machine, washing pot, washpot, washroom, washstand,
     washtub, watering, watering place, wetting, whirlpool bath
  
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Bath
     a Hebrew liquid measure, the tenth part of an homer (1 Kings
     7:26, 38; Ezek. 45:10, 14). It contained 8 gallons 3 quarts of
     our measure. "Ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath" (Isa.
     5:10) denotes great unproductiveness.
     

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  BATH, n.  A kind of mystic ceremony substituted for religious worship,
  with what spiritual efficacy has not been determined.
  
      The man who taketh a steam bath
      He loseth all the skin he hath,
      And, for he's boiled a brilliant red,
      Thinketh to cleanliness he's wed,
      Forgetting that his lungs he's soiling
      With dirty vapors of the boiling.
                                                            Richard Gwow
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Bath -- U.S. County in Kentucky
     Population (2000):    11085
     Housing Units (2000): 4994
     Land area (2000):     279.458433 sq. miles (723.793989 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    4.484921 sq. miles (11.615891 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    283.943354 sq. miles (735.409880 sq. km)
     Located within:       Kentucky (KY), FIPS 21
     Location:             38.147434 N, 83.758080 W
     Headwords:
      Bath
      Bath, KY
      Bath County
      Bath County, KY
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Bath -- U.S. County in Virginia
     Population (2000):    5048
     Housing Units (2000): 2896
     Land area (2000):     531.862887 sq. miles (1377.518496 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    2.701166 sq. miles (6.995988 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    534.564053 sq. miles (1384.514484 sq. km)
     Located within:       Virginia (VA), FIPS 51
     Location:             38.045393 N, 79.745878 W
     Headwords:
      Bath
      Bath, VA
      Bath County
      Bath County, VA
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Bath, NY -- U.S. village in New York
     Population (2000):    5641
     Housing Units (2000): 2826
     Land area (2000):     2.878165 sq. miles (7.454414 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.878165 sq. miles (7.454414 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            04759
     Located within:       New York (NY), FIPS 36
     Location:             42.337650 N, 77.316876 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Bath, NY
      Bath
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Bath, NC -- U.S. town in North Carolina
     Population (2000):    275
     Housing Units (2000): 150
     Land area (2000):     0.362324 sq. miles (0.938416 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.689536 sq. miles (1.785890 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.051860 sq. miles (2.724306 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            03840
     Located within:       North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37
     Location:             35.474437 N, 76.808863 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     27808
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Bath, NC
      Bath
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Bath, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois
     Population (2000):    310
     Housing Units (2000): 153
     Land area (2000):     0.365195 sq. miles (0.945850 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000404 sq. miles (0.001046 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.365599 sq. miles (0.946896 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            04156
     Located within:       Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
     Location:             40.191336 N, 90.140819 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Bath, IL
      Bath
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Bath, PA -- U.S. borough in Pennsylvania
     Population (2000):    2678
     Housing Units (2000): 1126
     Land area (2000):     0.904562 sq. miles (2.342805 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000851 sq. miles (0.002205 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.905413 sq. miles (2.345010 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            04432
     Located within:       Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
     Location:             40.726556 N, 75.390338 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     18014
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Bath, PA
      Bath
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Bath, ME -- U.S. city in Maine
     Population (2000):    9266
     Housing Units (2000): 4383
     Land area (2000):     9.112698 sq. miles (23.601779 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    4.124289 sq. miles (10.681859 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    13.236987 sq. miles (34.283638 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            03355
     Located within:       Maine (ME), FIPS 23
     Location:             43.916293 N, 69.822565 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     04530
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Bath, ME
      Bath
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Bath, WV -- U.S. town in West Virginia
     Population (2000):    663
     Housing Units (2000): 379
     Land area (2000):     0.245007 sq. miles (0.634566 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.245007 sq. miles (0.634566 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            04876
     Located within:       West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54
     Location:             39.625562 N, 78.226862 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Bath, WV
      Bath
  

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