from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bath for producing sensible sweat; a sudatory; a stove.
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There is in existence around Norogachic for instance, a kind of sweating-bath, made by placing in a hole in the ground, just large enough for a man to sit in, several hot stones, pouring water on them, and covering them up with branches of the fragrant mountain cedar.
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