Sweating-houseroom

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Sweating-houseroom a house, room, for sweating persons: a room for sweating cheese and carrying off the superfluous juices
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. swát, sweat, swǽtan, to sweat; Dut. zweet; Low Ger. sweet, Ger. schweiss.