His apparatus is constructed on the principle of the washing-machine, the fumes of burning sulphur being used instead of water.
The pieces are bucked or boiled in milk of lime for 12 to 14 hours, followed by rinsing or cleansing in the washing-machine.
The water and clothes are supplied to the washing-machine, and operated by the engine.
Furthermore, a wall socket for the electric iron and washing-machine is a convenience very much appreciated.
And this too before the day of the washing-machine, the steam laundry, and the electric iron!
She taught me how to use the Canadian washing-machine, a thing not unlike a churn.
"We don't absolutely have to have a washing-machine and wringer," he declared, nettled by Joyce's unusual tone.
As the girl re-entered the house a song was on her lips, and a tired woman turning a washing-machine next door caught it.