from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A vapor-bath, or any other means for conveying heat to the body.
  • noun See estuary.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • See estuary.


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  • The Clyde we left a little on our left-hand at Dunbritton, where it widens into an aestuary or frith, being augmented by the influx of the Leven.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • While the friar was singing, Marian was meditating: and when he had ended she said, "Honest friar, you have misplaced your tradition, which belongs to the aestuary of a nobler river, where the damsel was swept away by the rising of the tide, for which your land-flood is an indifferent substitute.

    Maid Marian


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