Definition of bagwash in English:

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bagwash

Pronunciation: /ˈbaɡwɒʃ/

noun

British dated
A laundry at which clothes are washed but not pressed.
Example sentences
  • We never had much - I know all about going to bagwash (the launderette), living with the constant smell of paraffin and living in rat-infested rooms.
  • Every Saturday I had to push the week's washing in an old pram to the laundrette (the bagwash) up on the Lozells Rd., then fetch 20 lbs potatoes, 5 lbs carrots, 5 lbs parsnips and a large spring cabbage from Henney's on Potters Hill.
  • I’m goin’ to the Bagwash with me mum today.
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