the act or activity of laundering something by hand.
the act or activity of washing one’s hands.
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How to use hand-washing in a sentence
Some facilities had begun erecting “bamboo hand washing stations” at the entrance to hospitals, but not enough.
It gets more and more difficult to remove the pathogens through hand washing.
After that you go to your hut, help to serve the breakfast, and after breakfast lend a hand washing up.Funny Stories Told By The Soldiers | Carleton B. Case
The old and slow process of hand-washing has given way, in this age of labor-saving machinery, to more economical methods.American Pomology | J. A. Warder