washtub

[ wosh-tuhb, wawsh- ]
/ ˈwɒʃˌtʌb, ˈwɔʃ- /

noun

a tub for use in washing clothes, linens, etc.

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Origin of washtub

First recorded in 1595–1605; wash + tub
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British Dictionary definitions for washtub

washtub
/ (ˈwɒʃˌtʌb) /

noun

a tub or large container used for washing anything, esp clothes
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