hot-water bottle


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hot-water bottle

a receptacle, now usually made of rubber, designed to be filled with hot water, used for warming a bed or parts of the body
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Vunipola contracted pneumonia while he was in hospital and he also suffered severe burns in a hot-water bottle accident as he tried to ease the pain in his lower back.
A rare Steiff hot-water bottle teddy bear which is expected to fetch pounds 30,000 at auction
His two-and-a-half hour breakfast show was packed with singalong tunes (The Beatles' All You Need is Love and Got To Get You into My Life were the openers), listeners phoning in, an impromptu clarinet performance, a man who holds the world record for blowing up hot-water bottles. "I'm crazy, I'm crazy!" shouted Hot-Water Bottle Man, like a wacky character from an old Steve Wright programme.
Heart Hot-Water Bottle, pounds 7.95, Kensal & Gretel (020 8932 3945 or www.kensaland gretel.co.uk
Estimates range from pounds 150 to pounds 30,000 and one bear, a very rare Steiff hot-water bottle teddy bear, created around 1907, is estimated at pounds 15,000-20,000.