Definition of Dhobis

1. Noun. (plural of dhobi) ¹



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Definition of Dhobis

1. dhobi [n] - See also: dhobi

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dhobis

dhava
dhawa
dhikr
dhikrs
dhimma
dhimmi
dhimmis
dhindo
dhobi
dhobi itch
dhobie itch
dhobie mark
dhobie mark dermatitis
dhobis (current term)
dhoby
dhobying
dhol
dholak
dholaki
dholaks
dhole
dholes
dholki
dholkis
dholl
dholls
dhols
dhoney

Literary usage of Dhobis

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1. Notes on the Industries of the United Provinces by Sir Atul Chandra Chatterjee (1908)
"The manufacture of country dhobis' soap is carried on in all large towns. ... It seems that the only way in which the industry in dhobis' ..."

2. Slipstream Stories, Return to the Source by Sonny Spots (2007)
"The boatman pulled us out onto the water with two wooden oars and rowed upstream past the laundry dhobis plying their trade of smacking dirt out of clothing ..."

3. Kashmir in Sunlight & Shade: A Description of the Beauties of the Country by Cecil Earle Tyndale-Biscoe (1922)
"As a matter of fact, the dhobis are on the whole a great comfort, for they can turn out excellent work, and then when you come to the price as compared with ..."

4. Four Years' Campaign in India by William Taylor (1880)
"was, " What shall we do with the dhobis?" I said, " Send for the old Hindu, ... When the gong sounded, and the congregation assembled, the seven dhobis were ..."

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