Sweating bath

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sweating bath a bath producing sensible sweat; a stove or sudatory.
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Usage

In literature:

Intense as were the heat and dryness of the canon bed, Lennon suddenly felt his skin bathed in clammy sweat.
"Bloom of Cactus" by Robert Ames Bennet
He was bathed in cold sweat.
"Beyond the Vanishing Point" by Raymond King Cummings
In an hour I am bathed in sweat till maybe it drips through the mattress.
"Four Years in Rebel Capitals" by T. C. DeLeon
An icy sweat of terror bathed Sybil's form.
"Cruel As The Grave" by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
I might have been in a bath myself with the way the sweat was running off me, hot sweat.
"Lalage's Lovers" by George A. Birmingham
A cold sweat bathed his limbs.
"The Northern Iron" by George A. Birmingham
Again, stretch'd prone, severe he toiled, the sweat Bathed all his weary limbs, and his head reek'd.
"The Odyssey of Homer" by Homer
Mrs. Horton went into hysterics, and Mr. Horton, bathed in sweat, went to look for Isabelle.
"The Cricket" by Marjorie Cooke
Seeing him so feeble, they gave him an Indian sweating bath, which he found good for his health.
"Heroes of the Middle West" by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
A cold sweat bathed Gaston's temples, not that he feared to die, but torture was worse than death.
"The Regent's Daughter" by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
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In poetry:

Who gives him the Bath?
"I," said the wet,
Rank-Jungle-sweat,
"I'll give him the Bath!"
"The New Knighthood" by Rudyard Kipling
`And there I shall live in the mill—wheel's chase,
And sweat in the mid—day heat;
But the spray of my making will cool my face,
And the water—drip bathe my feet.
"The Fallen Elm" by Alfred Austin

In news:

"I'm taking a bath in my own sweat .".
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