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bleachery

[blee-chuh-ree]
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noun, plural bleach·er·ies.
  1. a place or establishment where bleaching is carried on.
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Origin of bleachery

An Americanism dating back to 1705–15; bleach + -ery
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Examples from the Web for bleachery

Historical Examples

  • Most of the workers in the bleachery know no other industrial experience.

    Working With the Working Woman

    Cornelia Stratton Parker

  • Acrimonious discussion as to the running of the Bleachery Life.

    Working With the Working Woman

    Cornelia Stratton Parker

  • By and by we will go to my bleachery and you may select a piece of linen.

    The Home in the Valley

    Emilie F. Carln

  • At the Lowell bleachery fifteen million yards are dyed annually.

  • Roughly, half that number either worked at the bleachery or depended on those who worked there.

    Working With the Working Woman

    Cornelia Stratton Parker