Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The art of treating diseases, callosities, or excrescences of the hands and feet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The art of treating diseases of the hands and feet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine The branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the feet (and formerly the hands)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the branch of medicine concerned with the feet

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[chiro– + –pod + –y.]

Examples

  • Section twenty-one of said chapter one hun - dred and twelve, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "chiropody" in the second line the word: — (podiatry), — so as to read as follows: — Section

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • Chap. 425. 545 after the word "chiropody" in the jfirst and second Hnes the word: — (podiatry), — and by inserting after the word

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • A chiropody parlor was furnished with well-lit booths or small apartments, where an easy chair was provided for each customer and a low stool for the chiropodist.

    On How to Be Lovely | Edwardian Promenade

  • It quickly expanded to provide a range of day care services, including chiropody.

    Care for the elderly will be hit hard by local council cuts

  • An HSF health plan also provides cash back on dental and optical visits, practitioner treatments – like physiotherapy, chiropody and acupuncture – hospital costs, personal accidents, home care help and much more.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • An HSF health plan also provides cash back on dental and optical visits, practitioner treatments – like physiotherapy, chiropody and acupuncture – hospital costs, personal accidents, home care help and much more.

    GP Advice Line reduces Staff Absence

  • "It's also," say the prize's organizers in their shortlist press release, "a book about invasion, obsession, displacement and possession, about comedy, art, prescription drugs and chiropody."

    Who'll Win the Booker?

  • Before long Jack and Mary find themselves grappling with a sinister plot involving cross-border money laundering, bullion smuggling, problems with beanstalks, titans seeking asylum, and the cut and thrust world of international chiropody.

    The Big Over Easy: Summary and book reviews of The Big Over Easy by Jasper Fforde.

  • Ms. Redgrave has the funniest monologue with her genteel tale of chiropody and fetishism, "Miss Fozzard Finds Her Feet."

    A Nice Coopa Tea With Alan Bennett

  • Ms. Redgrave has the funniest monologue with her genteel tale of chiropody and fetishism, "Miss Fozzard Finds Her Feet."

    A Nice Coopa Tea With Alan Bennett

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