Nuns’ rules and their analysis
Nuns’ Expiation (Pācittiya) 88
… at Sāvatthī in the Jeta Grove in Anāthapiṇḍika’s monastery. Now at that time the group of six nuns bathed with perfume and paint. People … see Bi-Pc.87.1; read bathed with perfume and paint, etc. … “… this rule of training:
“Whatever nun should bathe with perfume and paint, there is an offence of expiation.”
Perfume means: whatever is a perfume.
Paint means: whatever is a paint.
Should bathe means: if she bathes, in the business there is an offence of wrong-doing; at the end of the bathing there is an offence of expiation.