Hot-water bottle

[hot-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈhɒtˈwɔ tər, -ˈwɒt ər/

a bag, usually of rubber, for holding hot water to apply warmth to some part of the body, as the feet.
a receptacle, now usually made of rubber, designed to be filled with hot water, used for warming a bed or parts of the body


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