Definition of laundress in English:

laundress

Line breaks: laun|dress
Pronunciation: /ˈlɔːndrɪs
 
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noun

A woman who is employed to launder clothes and linen.
More example sentences
  • Looking out of the picture, presumably watching the cauldron as it boils more water, the laundress immerses clothes in a wooden tub frothed with over-running foam.
  • Across the river a laundress scrubs clothes on the water-steps.
  • Irish working class girls were viewed as drunken and feckless, only suitable to be housemaids or laundresses.

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