Foot Binding

(redirected from Feet-binding)
A custom practised on young girls and women for about 1,000 years in China, ending in the early 20th century, which resulted in lifelong disabilities for most of its victims
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
In stark contrast, Chang's biography shows Cixi as a thoughtful, decisive leader who pushed China into the modern world, abolished the cruel practise of feet-binding, and opened relations with the West.
As a concept, the veil exists somewhere below feet-binding and a few notches