- a woman whose work is the washing and ironing of clothes, linens, etc.
Origin of laundress
Examples from the Web for laundress
Historical Examples of laundress
Your laundress will report on everything, you know; so you must be impeccable.The Fortune Hunter
Louis Joseph Vance
The laundress had her wrist injured; the old workman was knocked against the table.
She took the laundress in her big arms and squeezed her tight.
He was to set me up as a laundress, and work himself at his trade of a hatter.
Before commencing, he gave the laundress a look full of confident tenderness.
- a woman who launders clothes, sheets, etc, for a living