baignoire


Also found in: Encyclopedia.

baignoire

(ˈbɛnwɑː)
n
(Theatre) a theatre box on the lowest level
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Translations
References in classic literature ?
Newman at last made his way out, and in doing so he passed beneath the baignoire of Mademoiselle Noemie.
"You mean the young lady below stairs, in a baignoire in a pink dress?" said Newman.
He observed that Valentin de Bellegarde had taken his place in the baignoire of Mademoiselle Nioche, behind this young lady and her companion, where he was visible only if one carefully looked for him.
At the end of the act Newman observed that Valentin was still in the baignoire. He strolled into the corridor again, expecting to meet him, and when he was within a few yards of Mademoiselle Nioche's box saw his friend pass out, accompanied by the young man who had been seated beside its fair occupant.
They had passed into the corridor which encircled the row of baignoires, and Valentin stopped in front of the dusky little box in which Mademoiselle Nioche had bestowed herself, laying his hand on the doorknob.
The Baignoire DA@bordante and Baignoire AatoilA@e use white diamonds and black spinels to create a sense of dynamism and drama throughout the entire piece.
There are also ten baignoire boxes, covered by bronze grills, once reserved for families in mourning, now used as storage or radio equipment rooms.
Typical of Bonnard's approach to the subject, La Baignoire (1942; Fig.
Arrete dans un abri encercle par l'armee francaise pres de Sabra, il sera soumis a d'affreuses tortures ( gegene, baignoire, pressions psychologiques [beaucoup plus grand que].