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In the Company's vocabulary a 'washerman' was a man who 'bleached' new-made cloth; and the Company employed a number of bleachers.The Story of Madras|Glyn Barlow
Joe turned to spy the frightened deputy washerman wriggling under the verandah.Down the Mother Lode|Vivia Hemphill
I think these are all our domestics, except the dobee, or washerman, but I do not know his name.A Popular Account of the Manners and Customs of India|Charles Acland
The dhoby (washerman) will wash and get up your clothing, but will do nothing else.
Having filled the drum, they emerged from the forest at a place where a washerman was washing clothes.Santal Folk Tales|A. Campbell