Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as sweat-house.

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Examples

  • Immediately he incorporated requests for precipitation into his daily prayers and sweat-lodge ceremonies.

    Snow Job: Ski Resorts Call On Higher Authorities to Save Season

  • According to the Arizona Republic, on November 19th, James Arthur Ray "was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for the deaths of three people at a sweat-lodge ceremony he led near Sedona, punishment years less than what relatives of the victims had hoped for."

    Eldon Taylor: Is This the Law of Attraction at Work?

  • A Vesuvius of spittle and sweat, with lips aquiver and eyes bugged-out, Fleck's devo-esque performance provides him with a sweat-lodge purge and us with a fascinating look at faulty-idol worship that pre-dates, by a couple of decades, Michael Jackson.

    James Scarborough: Mad Women, The Skylight Theatre, Los Feliz

  • Juror questions to the two Arizona medical examiners testifying for the prosecution ranged from what advice one would give people about to participate in a sweat-lodge event to whether a body could sweat properly in a highly humid environment, to how much organophosphates it would take to kill someone in two hours.

    Author found guilty in sweat lodge deaths

  • Yes, I realize the word "cult" is a loaded word in these days of sweat-lodge suffocation, but consider the characteristics of cults.

    Matt Osborne: Glenn Beck, Cult Leader

  • No charges have been filed in the sweat-lodge incident.

    CNN Transcript Dec 29, 2009

  • He's the self-help guru who presided over a sweat-lodge ceremony in October that ended with three people dead and more than a dozen injured.

    CNN Transcript Dec 8, 2009

  • As we've been telling you, three followers of James Arthur Ray died in a sweat-lodge ceremony he presided over.

    CNN Transcript Dec 8, 2009

  • And, you know, still these sweat-lodge treatments have been done for hundreds of years under the aegis of the wisdom traditions, and they know what they're doing.

    CNN Transcript Dec 8, 2009

  • You know, in New Mexico, they've been doing sweat-lodge treatments for years.

    CNN Transcript Dec 8, 2009

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