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Origin of eye bath

First recorded in 1820–30
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British Dictionary definitions for eye bath

eyebath
/ (ˈaɪˌbɑːθ) /

noun

a small vessel with a rim shaped to fit round the eye, used for applying medicated or cleansing solutions to the eyeballAlso called (US and Canadian): eyecup
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Medical definitions for eye bath

eye bath

n.

eyecup
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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