eye bath


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eye bath

n.
1. See eyecup.
2. The act of cleansing an eye or the eyes with water or a solution.
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They are of course eye baths and there are very keen collectors for them.
It was only in the 18th century that eye baths made of earthenware or porcelain came into general use.
In the 1800s, they started making them out of glass and most people who collect eye baths concentrate on these.
It was a remedy for warts or, used as an eye bath for soothing tired eyes - but it was for the complexion that it was most valued.
I suggested Linda makes an eye bath out of an egg, by beating the whites until they're stiff and dabbing it around the lined areas at the side of the eye.
However, if those rays give your eyes some grief, a soothing eye bath will make them feel heaps better.
My mother, who had been a midwife, got some eye baths out and Sally put her case on the kitchen top.
Fortunately an eye specialist was on duty at the time of the incident last Thursday afternoon and administered several eye baths, lubricants, drops, creams and ice packs into and over his eyes during an intensive two-hour period.
I was the first-aider when I worked in Manchester and was pretty good with sticking plasters and applying eye baths.
The cups supplied with his new tea set are so tiny they look more like eye baths.