hot-water bag

[ hot-waw-ter, -wot-er ]
/ ˈhɒtˈwɔ tər, -ˈwɒt ər /


a bag, usually of rubber, for holding hot water to apply warmth to some part of the body, as the feet.
Also called hot-water bottle. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for hot-water bottle

  • I held my peace at the time, but I asked Cécile a little later to bring me that hot-water-bottle.

  • Hot-water-bottle time had scarcely come yet, but hospitality might refer to it.

    When Ghost Meets Ghost|William Frend De Morgan

British Dictionary definitions for hot-water bottle

hot-water bottle


a receptacle, now usually made of rubber, designed to be filled with hot water, used for warming a bed or parts of the body
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