toilet powder

noun

: a fine powder usually with soothing or antiseptic ingredients for sprinkling or rubbing (as after bathing) over the skin

Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of toilet powder was in 1833

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Cite this Entry

“Toilet powder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toilet%20powder. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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