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washwoman

[ wosh-woom-uhn, wawsh- ]
/ ˈwɒʃˌwʊm ən, ˈwɔʃ- /
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noun, plural wash·wom·en.

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Origin of washwoman

First recorded in 1580–90; wash + -woman
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British Dictionary definitions for washwoman

washwoman
/ (ˈwɒʃˌwʊmən) /

noun plural -women

a less common word for washerwoman
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