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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A working woman who takes in washing.

Usage examples (34)
  • Washing was done by hand in the laundry which employed a laundress and four assistants.
  • To halt an army for the protection and comfort of a laundress was a highly ethical action.
  • When I was about ten our laundress was an African woman, very big, very dark, with a check handkerchief over her frizzy hair.
  • "The maid and the laundress are the only ones I remember at Christmas. for more
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