usage note for laundress
OTHER WORDS FROM laundressun·der·laun·dress, noun
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Catherine Lynch, an Irish immigrant and laundress, moved to Elm Street around 1870 when the house was divided into apartments.This might be Washington’s oldest house, but it came from New England|John Kelly|November 28, 2020|Washington Post
Undeterred, the intrepid laundress finagled a part in a movie which was being shot in her 'hood.
The boy Gowen was the prime spirit in getting up the subscription for the laundress.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
She before him was an uneducated laundress, and he was a sculptor and a Royal Academician, with a fortune and a reputation.The Well-Beloved|Thomas Hardy
At first I imagined that my laundress had permitted some stranger to occupy my rooms during my incarceration.
The laundress looked at me and smiled; she did not seem to dislike the idea of being put in communication with me.Brother Jacques (Novels of Paul de Kock, Volume XVII)|Charles Paul de Kock
In small families where two servants are employed the cook usually is laundress as well.The Expert Maid-Servant|Cristine Terhune Herrick