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mud bath

noun
  1. a medicinal bath in heated mud
  2. a dirty or muddy occasion, state, etc
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  • But Beatrice must have felt the heat, for she made a thorough job of her mud-bath.

  • But I came here specially to do so; to take a mud-bath that would harden my skin against the pricks of life.

    The Road to Damascus

    August Strindberg

  • How thankful I should be to Judge North for trying to purify me in that mud-bath of rascality.

    Prisoner for Blasphemy

    G. W. [George William] Foote

  • He walked in behind some willows and, as I discovered afterward, lay down in some water to take his mud-bath.

  • It is very fond of taking a mud-bath, from which it comes out with its whole body thickly caked with clay.