Sweating bath
Sweating Sweat"ing, a. & n. from {Sweat}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Sweating bath}, a bath producing sensible sweat; a stove or sudatory.

{Sweating house}, a house for sweating persons in sickness.

{Sweating iron}, a kind of knife, or a piece of iron, used to scrape off sweat, especially from horses; a horse scraper.

{Sweating room}. (a) A room for sweating persons. (b) (Dairying) A room for sweating cheese and carrying off the superfluous juices.

{Sweating sickness} (Med.), a febrile epidemic disease which prevailed in some countries of Europe, but particularly in England, in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, characterized by profuse sweating. Death often occured in a few hours. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Sweating — Sweat ing, a. & n. from {Sweat}, v. [1913 Webster] {Sweating bath}, a bath producing sensible sweat; a stove or sudatory. {Sweating house}, a house for sweating persons in sickness. {Sweating iron}, a kind of knife, or a piece of iron, used to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sweating house — Sweating Sweat ing, a. & n. from {Sweat}, v. [1913 Webster] {Sweating bath}, a bath producing sensible sweat; a stove or sudatory. {Sweating house}, a house for sweating persons in sickness. {Sweating iron}, a kind of knife, or a piece of iron,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sweating iron — Sweating Sweat ing, a. & n. from {Sweat}, v. [1913 Webster] {Sweating bath}, a bath producing sensible sweat; a stove or sudatory. {Sweating house}, a house for sweating persons in sickness. {Sweating iron}, a kind of knife, or a piece of iron,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sweating room — Sweating Sweat ing, a. & n. from {Sweat}, v. [1913 Webster] {Sweating bath}, a bath producing sensible sweat; a stove or sudatory. {Sweating house}, a house for sweating persons in sickness. {Sweating iron}, a kind of knife, or a piece of iron,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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