Is there any difference in meaning between the expressions draw a bath and prepare a bath?
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I think the use of 'draw a bath' may also have survived more in some regions than others. I recall my Dad using that term before, and have used it myself. (south/east USA roots?)
Personally, both prepare and draw a bath seem to indicate forethought about the process, though that could simply be context.
Draw a bath is from the days when water was drawn in the sense that it was pumped or supplied in some way that didn't rely simply on water pressure. Neither it, nor prepare a bath is normally used now. We speak instead of running a bath if we have to.