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hot-water bottle

noun [C] uk   /ˌhɒtˈwɔː.təˌbɒt.l/  us   /ˌhɑːtˈwɑː.t̬ɚˌbɑː.t̬l̩/
a rubber container that you fill with very hot water and use to warm a bed or a part of your body
Translations of “hot-water bottle”
in Korean 뜨거운 물을 담는 주머니…
in Arabic قِربة ساخِنة…
in Portuguese bolsa de água quente…
in Catalan bossa d’aigua calenta…
in Japanese (ゴム製の)湯たんぽ…
in Italian borsa dell’acqua calda…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暖水袋,熱水袋…
in Russian грелка…
in Turkish sıcak su şişesi/torbası, termofor…
in Chinese (Simplified) 暖水袋,热水袋…
in Polish termofor…
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