footbath

[ foo t-bath, -bahth ]
/ ˈfʊtˌbæθ, -ˌbɑθ /

noun, plural foot·baths [foo t-bath z, -bahth z, -baths, -bahths] /ˈfʊtˌbæðz, -ˌbɑðz, -ˌbæθs, -ˌbɑθs/.

a bath for soothing or cleaning the feet.
a shallow receptacle containing chemically treated water for disinfecting the feet, as in a shower room or at the entrance to a swimming pool.

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Origin of footbath

First recorded in 1590–1600; foot + bath1
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