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hip bath

a portable bath in which the bather sits
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  • They may be taken in the form of a 'sponge bath,' or 'hip bath.'

    The Physical Life of Woman: Dr. George H Napheys
  • Yes, and towels, and a hip bath and a basin—but the brandy first.

    The Man from Archangel A. Conan Doyle
  • The hip bath should be taken in water of a temperature of 92° at the beginning.

    Plain Facts for Old and Young John Harvey Kellogg
  • A warm sitz or hip bath just at the beginning of the period will often give almost magical relief.

    Plain Facts for Old and Young John Harvey Kellogg
  • I say, you rascal, why are you worse off than the devil in a hip bath of brimstone?

    Pelham, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The singer could hardly have been drowned in a hip bath, but Mr. Garnet hoped for the best.

    Love Among the Chickens P. G. Wodehouse
  • A douche or hip bath may be taken every morning, with the temperature of the water suited to the endurance of the individual.

    Our Deportment John H. Young

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