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laundrywoman

[lawn-dree-woo m-uh n, lahn-]
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noun, plural laun·dry·wom·en.
  1. laundress.
  2. a woman who works in or operates a laundry.
  3. a woman who collects and delivers laundry.
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Origin of laundrywoman

First recorded in 1860–65; laundry + woman

Usage note

See -woman.
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British Dictionary definitions for laundry-woman

laundrywoman

noun plural -women
  1. a woman who collects or delivers laundry
  2. a woman who works in a laundry
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