She worked as a domestic and a nanny for a wealthy family, then secured a job as a washerwoman chez Mère Fillioux.
Touched by her youth, her misfortune and her beauty, my father apprenticed her to a washerwoman who lived near us.
"She caught that from the washerwoman," laughed Mrs. Sherman.
His mother is a washerwoman in this village, and the lad brought washing to my house.
One can scarcely believe that his father was a convict and his mother a washerwoman.
Is it possible that I convey that impression when I try to assume the character of a washerwoman or a fisherwoman?
Out on the porch Big Mimy, the washerwoman, made herself heard.
The washerwoman, with scarce a ray of hope to cheer her in her toils, will live to see her fashionable sisters all die around her.
It was like a caricature of a washerwoman, and someone said, "What mimics they are!"
It was only the other day I came across our washerwoman and asked her how she and her husband got on together.