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

a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids

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the amount that a tub will hold

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She grew confused, glanced round, and, seeing the doll she had thrown down on one of the tubs, picked it up.
If you had been, we might have had a large woodcut of the last scene for the posters, showing the whole depth of the stage, with the pump and tubs in the middle; but, however, if you're not, it can't be helped.
And as for tubs and powder," went on Irais, "when I was a baby such things were not the fashion.
Queen of my tub, I merrily sing, While the white foam rises high, And sturdily wash and rinse and wring, And fasten the clothes to dry.
I had in vain tried everything producible that began with a T, from tar to toast and tub.
He was striking a partition-wall of the "tub," and perhaps it would be as well for the reader to know how the bottom and the partition-walls of the tub were built.
Exploring, however, one of the side wings of the gallery, after making a sign to Porthos to explore the other, he saw, all at once, at his left, a tub containing an orange tree, which had been pushed out of its place and in its place an open aperture.
Long Jack, a basket at his feet and mittens on his hands, faced Uncle Salters at the table, and Harvey stared at the pitchfork and the tub.
Out of that tub had come the day before--Tess felt it with a dreadful sting of remorse--the very white frock upon her back which she had so carelessly greened about the skirt on the damping grass--which had been wrung up and ironed by her mother's own hands.
And halting at a few paces from it, as he sees a soldierly looking woman, with her outer skirts tucked up, come forth with a small wooden tub, and in that tub commence a-whisking and a-splashing on the margin of the pavement, Mr.
A tub and a clothes-horse at the other end of the kitchen indicated an intermittent wash of small things also going on.
shrieked the cannibals from the trees, appalled at so awful a desecration, as they saw their chief tumbled into the tub and the sacred dirt rubbed and soused from his body.
Bucketful by bucketful, from the tap at the sink in the corner, he filled a large galvanized-iron tub.
I'd rot on the beach first before I'd take a tub that couldn't get out of its own way.
That night we put a tub of water at the bottom of the back-stairs, and a pile of tin pans at the top of the front stairs, so that any attempt to come up would produce a splash or a rattle.