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washerwoman

[wosh-er-woo m-uh n, waw-sher-] /ˈwɒʃ ərˌwʊm ən, ˈwɔ ʃər-/
noun, plural washerwomen.
1.
a woman who washes clothes, linens, etc., for hire; laundress.
Also, washwoman.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; washer + -woman
Usage note
See -woman.
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  • Still they did not go, and the washerwoman finally disposed of them at one sitting.
British Dictionary definitions for washerwoman

washerwoman

/ˈwɒʃəˌwʊmən/
noun (pl) -women, -men
1.
a person who washes clothes for a living
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