a wooden tub, usually large enough to accommodate several persons, that is filled with hot aerated water and often equipped with a thermostat and whirlpool: used for recreation or physical therapy and often placed out of doors, as on a porch.
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- Hot walker
noun phrase A person who walks a horse after a race or strong exercise in order to cool it off gradually: She has worked at the King Ranch and at Churchill Downs as a ”hotwalker” grazing thoroughbreds (1960s+ Horse racing)
noun, Informal. 1. trouble; a predicament: His skipping classes will get him into real hot water when exam time comes. n. c.1400, literal; 1530s in figurative sense of “trouble.” noun phrase Difficulty; trouble; embarrassment: got herself into hot water by marrying a Siamese prince (1875+) Related Terms in hot water Trouble or difficulty, as in […]
- Hot-water bag
[hot-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈhɒtˈwɔ tər, -ˈwɒt ər/ noun 1. a bag, usually of rubber, for holding hot water to apply warmth to some part of the body, as the feet.