Definition of hip bath in English:

hip bath

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noun

A portable bath large enough to sit rather than lie down in.
More example sentences
  • I couldn't have a bath as it was a hip bath, nearly four feet high but I managed to use the shower fixtures to wash my hair.
  • Dr. Lane at Moor Park and then Dr. Smith at Ilkley sat him in freezing hip baths.
  • He will have looked on from the sidelines the next day, as Lord Brocket endured a hip bath in the company of two baby alligators.

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