hand-washing

or hand·wash·ing

[ hand-wosh-ing, -wawsh‐ ]

noun
  1. the act or activity of laundering something by hand.

  2. the act or activity of washing one’s hands.

Origin of hand-washing

1
First recorded in 1790–95; hand + washing

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