sweathouse


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sweathouse, sweat lodge

1. A structure used for sweating of tobacco.
2. An American Indian structure heated by steam produced by pouring water on hot stones, and used for therapeutic sweating or ritual.
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Visitors can explore the land, which contains fields of wildflowers bordered by pine forests and the Blaeberry, One of the tepees and a sweathouse are engulfed in lupine, Indian paintbrush, ladyslipper orchids, wild roses, fireweed and star-flowered false Solomon's seal.
But how is this greater hunger--this need to nourish ourselves--assuaged in an environment that, for many of us, resembles a sweathouse (Langford, 1999)?
It will be back to the Breen sweathouse tomorrow afternoon.