charwoman

[ chahr-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈtʃɑrˌwʊm ən /

noun, plural char·wom·en.

a woman hired to do general cleaning, especially in an office or large house.

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Origin of charwoman

First recorded in 1590–1600; char3 + woman
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charwoman
/ (ˈtʃɑːˌwʊmən) /

noun plural -women

British a woman who is hired to clean, tidy, etc, in a house or office
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