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a bath in which the bather is cleaned by a wet sponge or washcloth dipped in water, without getting into a tub of water.
a washing of the body with a wet sponge or cloth, but without immersion in water

sponge bath n.
A bath in which a wet sponge or washcloth is used without immersing the body in water.


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