a bath that uses dry heat to induce perspiration, and in which steam is produced by pouring water on heated stones.
a bathhouse or room, usually of wood, equipped for such a bath.
verb (used without object), saunaed, saunaing.
to take a sauna:
to sauna after exercising.
an invigorating bath originating in Finland in which the bather is subjected to hot steam, usually followed by a cold plunge or by being lightly beaten with birch twigs
the place in which such a bath is taken
adjective, sauncier, saunciest. Scot. and North England, Irish English. 1. sonsy.
noun 1. Dame Cicely. 1918–2005, British philanthropist: founded St Christopher’s Hospice in 1967 for the care of the terminally ill, upon which the modern hospice movement is modelled. Her books include Living with Dying (1983)
noun 1. a female given name.
verb (used without object) 1. to walk with a leisurely gait; stroll: sauntering through the woods. noun 2. a leisurely walk or ramble; stroll. 3. a leisurely gait. verb (intransitive) 1. to walk in a casual manner; stroll noun 2. a leisurely pace or stroll 3. a leisurely old-time dance