Definition of blanket bath in English:

blanket bath

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An all-over wash given to a person confined to bed.
More example sentences
  • Every patient had a blanket bath when they arrived on the ward.
  • Maybe it was the naughty twinkle in her eye, but I have a clear memory of the game that developed during the blanket baths she gave me.
  • Patients were confined to bed at night for ten to twelve hours, necessitating more blanket baths and more bed linen changes.

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