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hot water bottle

A rubber or plastic bottle or bag for applying dry heat to circumscribed areas and for keeping moist applications warm.
Synonym: hot water bag
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Kay, from New Malden, Surrey, runs an aromatherapy business selling wheat bags for pain were taking them to bed with them together with a hot-water bottle.
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Until recently, I never knew there was a range of luxury long hot-water bottles out there.
During the cold snap, we tried to take hot-water bottles into the ground, but an over-zealous steward felt they could be used as weapons.
But I ended up taking no notice of it and doing pretty much what I wanted." Just as challenging was the problem of keeping his Polaroid operative in the freezing weather; he carried the camera and film in a metal box cushioned between a pair of hot-water bottles. But the resulting photos were never what he'd imagined ("Nature's horrible when you've got no control"), and he was twice forced to return to London for more film before, on the ast possible day, he made the pictures he'd come for.