washing

[ wosh-ing, waw-shing ]
/ ˈwɒʃ ɪŋ, ˈwɔ ʃɪŋ /

noun

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Origin of washing

First recorded in 1175–1225, washing is from the Middle English word wasschunge.See wash, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for washing

washing
/ (ˈwɒʃɪŋ) /

noun

articles that have been or are to be washed together on a single occasion
liquid in which an article has been washed
something, such as gold dust or metal ore, that has been obtained by washing
a thin coat of something applied in liquid form
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