A hot-water bottle may be put near its feet and an ice-bag or cold cloths should be kept on its head.
The patient must be kept warm with hot-water bottles and blankets.
Babies weighing 2000 grammes (41⁄2 pounds) or more get along in an ordinary crib if they are kept surrounded with hot-water bags.
Eating, for instance, the sunshine, my hot-water bottle at night.
Antiseptic gauze and hot-water bottles were as alien as the Germans to her.
The hot-water cylinder is closed firmly at the top, and therefore, when the air is allowed to escape, the water rises to the top.
The same thing may be said of steam, hot-water, or other heating apparatus.
And you boys fill the ice-cap—and the hot-water bag and—hurry!
Nancy applied ice caps and hot-water bags to the afflicted areas without avail.
hot-water pipes should not approach nearer than three feet to the books.
c.1400, literal; 1530s in figurative sense of "trouble."
Difficulty; trouble; embarrassment: got herself into hot water by marrying a Siamese prince (1875+)