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plunge bath

noun
1.
a bath large enough to immerse the whole body or to dive into
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  • Then I would have a plunge bath and a nap, which would take me up to dinner time.

    The Autobiography of a Thief Hutchins Hapgood
  • A douche room and plunge bath are provided in the angle of the building.

    The Turkish Bath Robert Owen Allsop
  • The plunge bath is specially depressing to every human energy, and should never be indulged by the debilitated.

  • A plunge bath should also be added, but in small hydropathics may be dispensed with altogether.

    The Turkish Bath Robert Owen Allsop
  • I have hereinbefore, at Fig. 4, given plan and sections of a plunge bath, and shown its water-fittings.

    The Turkish Bath Robert Owen Allsop
  • The plunge bath is placed partly in the hot rooms and partly in the frigidarium.

    The Turkish Bath Robert Owen Allsop
  • He is all but parboiled, then soaped and scrubbed, rubbed, and then goes into the plunge bath.

    The Funny Side of Physic A. D. Crabtre
  • A washing room, shower bath, and plunge bath adjoin the shampooing rooms.

    The Turkish Bath Robert Owen Allsop
  • If the bather, on leaving the plunge bath, finds himself in the frigidarium, he must ascend the steps under hanging towels.

    The Turkish Bath Robert Owen Allsop
  • The plunge bath is at times a source of two difficulties—it may leak, and it may be below the level of drain.

    The Turkish Bath Robert Owen Allsop

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