Definition of Dhobi

1. Noun. A laundryman in India and Pakistan; a washerman. ¹



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Definition of Dhobi

1. a person who does laundry in India [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dhobi

dharma
dharmas
dharmic
dharna
dharnas
dhava
dhawa
dhikr
dhikrs
dhimma
dhimmi
dhimmis
dhindo
dhobi (current term)
dhobi itch
dhobie itch
dhobie mark
dhobie mark dermatitis
dhobis
dhoby
dhobying
dhol
dholak
dholaki
dholaks
dhole
dholes
dholki

Literary usage of Dhobi

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1. India of To-day by Walter Del Mar (1905)
"CHAPTER II THE FIRST CITY IN INDIA Bombay harbour—The dowry of Queen Catharine—Sightseeing —The dhobi—Public buildings—The Towers of ..."

2. Behar Proverbs, Classified and Arranged According to Their Subject-matter by John Christian (1891)
"Dom a dhobi is low," ie in the estimation of a Dom a dhobi is lower than ... The dhobi did not wait to hear the rest. He hastened home with all speed and ..."

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