Definitions for washerwomanˈwɒʃ ərˌwʊm ən, ˈwɔ ʃər-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
wash•er•wom•an*ˈwɒʃ ərˌwʊm ən, ˈwɔ ʃər-(n.)(pl.)-wom•en.
a woman who washes clothes, linens, etc., for hire; laundress.
Category: Usage Note
* Usage: See -woman.
Origin of washerwoman:
washwoman, washerwoman, laundrywoman, laundress(noun)
a working woman who takes in washing
A woman who washes other people's laundry for payment.
a woman who washes clothes, especially for hire, or for others
the pied wagtail; -- so called in allusion to its beating the water with its tail while tripping along the leaves of water plants
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