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cleaning woman

noun
1.
a woman employed to sweep, mop, dust, or do general cleaning in a house, office, hotel, or the like.
Also called cleaning lady.
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  • As the cleaning woman picked up her mop and started on down the hall, she fell into step with her.

    Behind the Green Door Mildred A. Wirt
  • Gloria looked at them and sighed; the cleaning woman, she thought, must have upset everything again.

    Hex Laurence Mark Janifer (AKA Larry M. Harris)
  • Pausing at a door, the cleaning woman fitted a master key into the lock.

    Behind the Green Door Mildred A. Wirt
  • As she stood debating, the cleaning woman whom she had seen upon another occasion, came down the hall.

    Behind the Green Door Mildred A. Wirt
  • They would be that of one who had a cleaning woman in on certain days, and so lived alone.

    The Sleuth of St. James's Square Melville Davisson Post
  • She had told her lessee about her laundress and her cleaning woman and how to handle the balky faucet that controlled the shower.

    Gigolo Edna Ferber

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