Definition of Turkish bath

1. Noun. A steam room where facilities are available for a bath followed by a shower and massage.

2. Noun. You sweat in a steam room before getting a rubdown and cold shower.
Exact synonyms: Steam Bath, Vapor Bath, Vapour Bath
Generic synonyms: Bathing, Washup

Definition of Turkish bath

1. Noun. A Middle Eastern style steam bath followed by a dip in cool water and massage. ¹

2. Noun. An establishment where these facilities are available. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turkish Bath

Turkey red
Turkic language
Turkish Angora
Turkish Delight
Turkish Empire
Turkish Hizballah
Turkish Republic
Turkish Sign Language
Turkish Van
Turkish Vankedisi
Turkish alphabet
Turkish bath (current term)
Turkish baths
Turkish boxwood
Turkish bread
Turkish capital
Turkish coffee
Turkish coffees
Turkish corsair
Turkish delight
Turkish delights
Turkish lira
Turkish monetary unit
Turkish pizza
Turkish saddle
Turkish tobacco

Literary usage of Turkish bath

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1861)
"A Turkish bath might be a very capital thing for some people, but I was sure it would never do for me. However, Smith- ers talked me over, and away we went ..."

2. A Handbook of therapeutics by Sydney Ringer (1886)
"At each stage of the process the Turkish bath cleanses the system : the perspiration carrying off, and the cold consuming, by increased oxydation, ..."

3. The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and humor of by Lionel Strachey (1906)
"At a Turkish bath GENTLE reader, have you ever bathed? Turkish bathed? I wot not. I have, wo is me, ... The preliminaries of the Turkish bath are simple. ..."

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