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- n. The immersion of the body in mud, for therapeutic reasons.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an immersion of the body, or some part of it, in mud charged with medicinal agents, as a remedy for disease.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of bath connected with some mineral springs, consisting of mud transfused with saline or other ingredients, in which patients suffering from rheumatism, etc., plunge the whole or parts of the body with supposed good results: as, the mudbaths of St. Amand or of Barbotan, in France.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a bath in warm mud (as for treating rheumatism)
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