What is the meaning of the furniture term Foot Warmer?

The term Foot Warmer in the context of furniture refers to a small, often low-level piece of furniture used for warming the feet. It is typically designed to hold a heat source (such as hot coals, stones, or electric heating elements) inside a compartment, usually with an open top to allow the user to rest their feet on it. Foot warmers were commonly used in colder regions or during winter seasons to provide warmth and comfort to individuals sitting or resting. Box-shaped footstool with holes for radiating heat from a hot brick placed within. Sometimes decoratively carved.
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