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[dish-wosh-ing, -waw-shing] /ˈdɪʃˌwɒʃ ɪŋ, -ˌwɔ ʃɪŋ/
the act of washing dishes.
of, relating to, or intended for washing dishes:
different brands of dishwashing liquid. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • A second committee took charge of serving the meal; a third, of the clearing away and dishwashing.

    The Cricket Marjorie Cooke
  • His needs were few, and there should be dishwashing jobs, at least, somewhere in the city.

    Victory Lester del Rey
  • That was why I had never been satisfied with cooking and dishwashing; that was why I had hankered to run naked in the moonlight.

    The Night-Born Jack London
  • She turned back to her dish-pan and fell with great vigor to her dishwashing.

    Hester's Counterpart Jean K. Baird
  • She came pretty close to running the joint and doing all the work from waiting to dishwashing.

    The Night-Born Jack London
  • The Pote finished his dishwashing and joined us, pulling on an old Tuxedo jacket.

    The Trail of '98 Robert W. Service
  • Rose was taller than her sister, a slender, handsome woman, with an air of distinction which dishwashing in no wise abated.

    Otherwise Phyllis Meredith Nicholson
  • You'd better not mention the dishwashing; that's what made him cross.

    Otherwise Phyllis Meredith Nicholson
  • Can you imagine the dishwashing when the gay party returned to the freight car?

    The Box-Car Children Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • But in her observatory she had no need to think of dishwashing.

    Growing Up Jennie M. Drinkwater

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