Definition of Laundrywoman

1. Noun. A working woman who takes in washing.

Exact synonyms: Laundress, Washerwoman, Washwoman
Generic synonyms: Washer



Definition of Laundrywoman

1. Noun. A woman employed to wash clothes (to do laundry). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laundrywoman

laundry basket
laundry baskets
laundry cart
laundry chute
laundry detergent
laundry list
laundry lists
laundry mark
laundry truck
laundrymaid
laundrymaids
laundryman
laundrymat
laundrymats
laundrymen
laundrywoman (current term)
laundrywomen
launds
laura
lauraceae
lauraceous
laurae
lauras
laurate
laurates
laureate
laureated
laureates
laureateship
laureateships

Literary usage of Laundrywoman

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1. Legislative Documents Compiled by Order of the ... General Assembly by Iowa General Assembly (1906)
"Asst. Laundryman, with board mem Asst. Laundryman, with board mem. Laundryman, with board civ laundrywoman, with board civ ..."

2. The Making of Carlyle: An Experiment in Biographical Explication by Robert S. Craig (1908)
"... busy and occupied day and night with family cares, cook, servant, housekeeper, laundrywoman for a growing family, with that family constantly increasing ..."

3. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1889)
"... skin being for the time converted, as she describes it, into the similitude of that of a laundrywoman. I have had six cases in all, and in none has it ..."

4. A Surgeon in Khaki by Arthur Anderson Martin (1915)
"The laundrywoman duly appeared and boiled all these articles, and the sisters ironed them for us. On the afternoon of the ironing the Mother Superior and ..."

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