Powdering tub
Powdering Pow"der*ing, a. & n. from {Powder}, v. t. [1913 Webster]

{Powdering tub}. (a) A tub or vessel in which meat is corned or salted. (b) A heated tub in which an infected lecher was placed for cure. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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