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Definition of washerwoman noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

washerwoman

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈwɒʃəwʊmən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɑːʃərwʊmən//
 
, NAmE//ˈwɔːʃərwʊmən//
 
(pl. washerwomen
BrE BrE//ˈwɒʃəwɪmɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɑːʃərwɪmɪn//
 
, NAmE//ˈwɔːʃərwɪmɪn//
 
)
 
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a woman in the past whose job was to wash clothes, etc. for other people
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: washerwoman