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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BATHING

Mr. Bellingham was bathing his forehead with cooling drinks.

Don't be cantankerous, and don't be subtle, because I've been bathing.

All our ladies sleep after the colazione until the bathing hour.

Others were bathing, leaping into the water with shouts from the rocks.

Temperance in diet and exercise, with frequent washing and bathing, are the best means of preserving a healthful countenance.

An hour later we met groups of them coming home from bathing.

They were going for water from a sacred stream for the bathing of purification.

Judging by the outlook just at present, bathing will be out of the question to-morrow.

He entered the boathouse, undressed, and donned his bathing suit.

Bathing, dressing, undressing, and feeding my baby were a perpetual delight to me.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, verbal noun from bathe (v.). Bathing suit is recorded from 1852 (bathing costume from 1830); bathing beauty is 1920, from vaudeville.

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