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Synonyms for bath

a vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant temperature or to lubricate it)

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you soak and wash your body in a bathtub

a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body

an ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons

a town in southwestern England on the River Avon

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clean one's body by immersion into water

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The way it was: The treatment room at St Andrew's Brine Baths in Droitwich in 1930, above left.
In the 1880s, a local businessman, Mr Corbett, the 'Salt King', decided that brine baths would be a profitable extra outlet for the town's main, indeed only, product.
1952: Liverpool players went to Northwich for a course of brine baths and massage to prepare for the next week's Cup Tie at Burnley.
Producers were obliged to form groups to provide sufficient pigmeat for the jointly owned brine baths that cured the product.
I also went to Droitwich Brine Baths to do stuff on my own pushing my arm down in the salt water and bringing it back up again.
Droitwich, which is famous for its brine baths and was mentioned in the Domesday Book, does have a title of honorary freeman, but that award is reserved for those who have served the local community rather than starred on the global sporting stage.
THEY used to be famous throughout the land - but Stafford's Royal Brine Baths are long gone.
The team would take brisk walks and brine baths as well as play the odd round of golf.
The presence of spa water had long been exploited in Droitwich, with a number of brine baths and salty watering-holes, but none had been successful enough to transform the fortunes (or the appearance) of the town.
When the salt industry declined in the late 19th century, the 'Salt King', wealthy industrialist John Corbett, thought up ways to re-invent the town - as a fashionable spa destination, but in the 20th century, when the public brine baths closed, it was Droitwich townsfolk who had to fight.
The day is being held in the run up to National Stress Awareness Day on November 1 and will also include a chance to 'float' in the unique Droitwich Spa Brine Baths.