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bathtub gin

Any alcoholic drink that is made by an amateur at home or in makeshift conditions. Refers to the use of bathtubs in creating illegal alcohol (most often gin, hence the name) during the prohibition years in the US. This stuff is strong, but it tastes like bathtub gin!
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bathtub crank

n. homemade amphetamine. (From bathtub gin.) Somehow she got hold of some bathtub crank and had a really bad trip.
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bathtub scum

n. a totally despised person. (see also pond scum, shower scum. Also a term of address.) Look out, bathtub scum, outa my way!
See also: bathtub, scum

vertical bathtub

n. a men’s urinal. When I walked into the room with vertical bathtubs, I knew I was in the wrong place.
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Dubai: The tragic death of Bollywood superstar Sridevi from "accidental drowning" in the bathtub of a Dubai hotel room last week, has raised serious concerns about the safety of what is generally believed to be a stress-busting soak-in.
MUMBAI:Following legendary actress Sridevi's tragic and abrupt death in an incident of accidental drowning", the question has risen as to whether bathtub deaths are a phenomenon and whether they as fatal as in the case of Sridevi.
ANZZI[TM], offer one-of-a-kind high-end and luxury kitchen and bath faucets, shower systems, and bathtubs collections created by some of the most respected designers in the industry.
Warren started reglazing bathtubs from his home, but business really took off for him when he displayed a reglazed claw-foot bathtub with his business information at the RE Store.
The Kohler Company created new wholesaling and distribution systems to solve the problems of shipping heavy enameled-steel bathtubs, while its print advertising encouraged families to insist on a Kohler bathtub (purchased through their plumber or contractor) for their health and comfort.
has launched a group of formable sheet structures designed for increased durability in outdoor parts such as truck and recreational-vehicle panels, spas, pool and bathtub components, and building products.
It's a compact, lavishly photographed book with some of the most exotic bathrooms in the world, designed by the likes of Philippe Starck and Andree Putman for fashion kings such as Karl Lagerfeld, who apparently likes to hold court in his loo, as he's got upholstered chairs pulled up to the side of the bathtub.
Only in the puritanical society of turn-of-the-century Americana could a potent concoction of bathtub spirits, a delicate conical glass, and an olive meet.
The tub itself was of new design, and became the grandfather of all the bathtubs of today.
Adult bathtubs used by small infants without an adult in attendance--not baby bath seats--are the hazard.
The men stored the crushed grapes in enamel bathtubs for 1 week before initial bottling.
Bathtubs made of china were so cold that people put pillows in them to sit on
The dollar value of demand will benefit from growing demand for higher-end products such as whirlpool bathtubs, hot tubs and spas, shower systems and multiple feature showerheads.
With its constellations of tentacled playpens, prophylactic umbrellas, sacred-heart menorahs, and levitating bathtubs suspended under the dome of a 19th-century chapel-turned-gallery, Francoise Quardon's Take me to the river (all works 1993) does not simply mirror our fin-demillenium, but ultimately lures us into taking a hard look at our own reflections.
Since 1973 more than 300 children have drowned in bathtubs, basins, showers, and jetted bathtubs, some in as little as 2 inches of water.