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wash house

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Definition of wash house in English:

noun

An outhouse or room in which clothes are washed.
Example sentences
  • The detached house with stunning views, which in the past has been a communal wash house, pie shop and toll house, was built by a retired dragoon guard 134 years ago.
  • In the past the home, which was built by a retired dragoon guard, has been a pie shop, toll house and a communal wash house.
  • After her father was called up to fight in the First World War, she sometimes had to stay away from school to ‘look after the younger children while mum did the washing, as it was hard work carrying water from the rain tub to the wash house.’

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