trench foottrench foot
a diseased condition of the feet resulting from prolonged exposure to wet and cold and the circulatory disorders caused by inaction, as of soldiers in trenches
A condition of the foot resembling frostbite, caused by prolonged exposure to cold and dampness and often affecting soldiers in trenches.
Origin of trench footFrom its occurrence among soldiers in trenches
- A medical condition which can affect the feet when they are constantly cold and wet. Similar to, but not the same as frostbite.