[wosh-er-woom-uhn, waw-sher-]
noun, plural washerwomen.
a woman who washes clothes, linens, etc., for hire; laundress.
Also, washwoman.

1625–35; washer + -woman

See -woman.
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washerwoman, (masculine) washwoman or (masculine) washerman (ˈwɒʃəˌwʊmən)
n , pl -women, -men
a person who washes clothes for a living
washwoman, (masculine) washwoman or (masculine) washerman
washerman, (masculine) washwoman or (masculine) washerman

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Still they did not go, and the washerwoman finally disposed of them at one sitting.
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