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sweathouse

[ swet-hous ]
/ ˈswɛtˌhaʊs /
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noun, plural sweat·hous·es [swet-hou-ziz]. /ˈswɛtˌhaʊ zɪz/.

(especially among North American Indians) a special building used for cleansing and purifying one's body by sweating, in which heated water is poured over heated stones to produce steam.

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Also called sweat lodge .
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