posser


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posser

(ˈpɒsə)
n
a short stick used for stirring clothes in a washtub
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Traditional cleaning methods from washing windows with newspaper and vinegar to washing clothes in a dolly tub, posser and mangle are the order of the day.
It was a case of scrubbing brush, washboard and posser in a zinc tub with plenty of elbow grease to get your whites whiter than white.
Now that Throp's wife has been shown the door, reader B Sykes, of Linthwaite, sends another dialect phrase that has dropped out of use, when comparing somebody to 'a posser head.
Most recently, many leading politicians, including former prime ministers Guilherme Posser da Costa and Maria das Neves de Sousa have been called in for questioning by the Auditoria e Inspeccao das Financas (AIF).
Bernd Kunth & Herbert Posser, Recent Developments in German Nuclear Energy Law, 60 NUCLEAR L.
Posser has joined the firm's Jacksonville, Florida office.
FASCINATING: Liz Scott (left) in character as Mrs Posser a Victorian cook and (above) Annabelle Greenway, aged 10, takes a closer look at leeches belonging to Doctor Quack played by Rory McCreadie at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum's Victorian Christmas event.
Don's brother Denis Newsam brought in two more photographs one showing June Chaffer doing the weekly wash with a posser, mangle and zinc tub all clearly visible in the photograph from around 1945.
Franco JL, Posser T, Mattos JJ, Trevisan R, Brocardo PS, Rodrigues AL, et al.