noun, plural wash·er·wom·en.
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She worked as a domestic and a nanny for a wealthy family, then secured a job as a washerwoman chez Mère Fillioux.
The washerwoman went up the hill on the sunny side, got to the church, and sat down in the sun at the church-porch.What Shall We Do?|Leo Tolstoy
The washerwoman was obliged to lean against the bench, to support it.What the Moon Saw: and Other Tales|Hans Christian Andersen
Is it possible that I convey that impression when I try to assume the character of a washerwoman or a fisherwoman?The Story of My Life|Ellen Terry
One day his washerwoman insisted on being paid with a charm in writing, that would induce people to buy earthenware of her.Great African Travellers|W.H.G. Kingston
I was obliged to borrow money of my landlord--he's a capital fellow--to pay my washerwoman's bill this morning.Life in the Clearings versus the Bush|Susanna Moodie