slipper bath


noun

a bath in the shape of a slipper, with a covered end
history (plural) an establishment where members of the public paid to have a bath

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Example sentences from the Web for slipper bath

  • If the reader were to harness four dogs to a slipper-bath, he would have a fair idea of a dog-cariole and team.

    The Red Man's Revenge|R.M. Ballantyne
  • It resembles a slipper-bath in form, is covered with yellow parchment, gaily painted, and drawn by four fine wolf-like dogs.

    The Big Otter|R.M. Ballantyne