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wash house

noun
  1. (formerly) a building or outbuilding in which laundry was done
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Historical Examples of wash house

  • The father, having bolted the wash-house door, had bolted himself.

    The Mudfog and Other Sketches

    Charles Dickens

  • Madame Boche, meanwhile, was trying to discover the wash-house boy.

    L'Assommoir

    Emile Zola

  • Her wash-house in the Rue Neuve had chosen her as queen in spite of her leg.

    L'Assommoir

    Emile Zola

  • She recognized Virginie, the girl whose face she had slapped at the wash-house.

    L'Assommoir

    Emile Zola

  • Yes, Virginie still had in mind that fight in the wash-house.

    L'Assommoir

    Emile Zola