bar soap


plural bar soaps
: soap in the form of solid usually oblong or rectangular cakes
According to the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, cuts and scrapes actually heal better when cleansed with mild bar soap and water …Barbara Sande Dimmitt
compare soft soap

Word History

First Known Use

1776, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bar soap was in 1776

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Cite this Entry

“Bar soap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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