foot-binding

noun

Definition of foot-binding

: the compressing of the feet of girls with tight bandages (as formerly in China) so as to keep the feet from being over three or four inches long

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“Foot-binding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foot-binding. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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