Words nearby workhouse
How to use workhouse in a sentence
It is sad to find how many of the old favourites of the music-hall fall upon evil times, and even die in the workhouse.
The little bullet-headed Jim was drafted off to the workhouse school, and from thence to a small fishing-smack.The Chequers|James Runciman
The Central Authority was directed to make rules, etc., "for the education of the children" in the workhouse.
Inside the workhouse, the "able-bodied" (in the workhouse sense) are divided simply into male and female.
A more difficult question was whether a man could continue to receive relief in the workhouse if his wife insisted on leaving it.