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or wash-up

[wosh-uhp, wawsh-]
  1. an act of washing: Allow five minutes for washup.
  2. a place, as a bathroom, for washing.
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Origin of washup

First recorded in 1865–70; noun use of verb phrase wash up
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for washup

attire, dressing, toilette, make-up, grooming

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Historical Examples of washup

  • “I think”—began Tom, when they were down in their staterooms taking a washup before the noon meal.

    Frontier Boys in the South Seas

    Wyn Roosevelt