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Definition of washerwoman noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

washerwoman

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈwɑʃərˌwʊmən//
 
, NAmE//ˈwɔʃərˌwʊmən//
 
(pl. washerwomen
NAmE//ˈwɑʃərˌwɪmən//
 
, NAmE//ˈwɔʃərˌwɪmən//
 
)
 
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a woman in the past whose job was to wash clothes, etc. for other people
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: washerwoman