Origin of sponge bath
Examples from the Web for sponge bath
"Come in," said I, thinking that the thoughtful maid was carrying my sponge-bath, but no.Corea or Cho-sen|A (Arnold) Henry Savage-Landor
The skin is to be well rubbed after the hip as after the sponge-bath.
The daily use of at least a sponge-bath of the entire person is an excellent habit.
A daily sponge-bath, the water made more stimulating by the addition of sea-salt, is very useful in the absence of sea-bathing.