from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The act of washing or bathing with a sponge or washcloth without being immersed in water.
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- noun A type of
bathing, usually conducted in hospitals, which involves washingsomeone with a sponge. Usually the person being washed is bed-ridden.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun you wash your body with a sponge or washcloth instead of in a bathtub
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