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wash house

noun
1.
(formerly) a building or outbuilding in which laundry was done
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  • The wash house where the work used to be done had shut down.

    Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • By the time we left this camp, all that was left of the wash house was the roof.

  • I cut the tail off one of my shirts and used that then washed it out in the wash house.

  • A type of wash house which is most satisfactory where there is plumbing, is made as follows.

    Campward Ho! Unknown
  • Behind the latter are two small apartments known as the wash–house and pantry.

    Warwickshire Clive Holland
  • Next to our barracks was a large one room building used for a wash house.

  • Cradock was shown into a room furnished as philosophically as the wash–house of Cincinnatus; still, it looked like business.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 2 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore

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