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take the waters

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtake the waterstake the watersold-fashioned to wash yourself in or drink special water that is thought to make you healthy water
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take the watersGot some stomach trouble and I was advised to go to Vichy and Wiesbaden and take the waters.Make a kind of grand tour on my own, take the waters and cure what ails me.She's gone to a resort in Florida to take the waters.In 1891 Woodhall Spa became a resort for people to take the waters.
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