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Definition of Dhobi
1. a person who does laundry in India [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dhobi
dhobi (current term)
dhobie mark dermatitis
Literary usage of Dhobi
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."