washhouse


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washhouse

(ˈwɒʃˌhaʊs)
n
(Building) (formerly) a building or outbuilding in which laundry was done
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Noun1.washhouse - a building or outbuilding where laundry is donewashhouse - a building or outbuilding where laundry is done
laundry - workplace where clothes are washed and ironed
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There were no pots and pans; there was no copper in the washhouse, nor even an ironing-board in the maids' room.
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To the rear is an elevated grass garden with flower and shrub borders, a stone and part brick former washhouse and adjoining orchard and a former external wc.
It shows the lives of a group of four women, Magrit (Sarah McLane), Dolly (Anna Dobson), Doreen (Jessica Hannah) and Mrs Culfeathers (Maggie Watson) as they work in a Glasgow steamie, a communal washhouse.
Rumour has it that recently he [James Field] got up in his sleep and adjourned to the washhouse from which there presently came a sound of chanting accompanied with vigorous stamping of feet; and on the astonished Night Operator going to see what was the matter, he found the Pontiff [Gillen], artistically decorated with Day and Martin [sic], and with fancy patterns in Postage Stamp selvage bestowed over his ample person, corroboreeing away like an Aroondah [Arrernte] warrior
from mountain trails up to lost gold or silver mines to an old washhouse built on a hot spring, now half tumbled on to the banks of the Rio Grande.
The flight over the tropics provides data from the atmosphere s so-called washhouse.
The bodies of his wife, Beryl Susanna Evans, and of her daughter Geraldine were found in the washhouse behind their home in Rillington Place, a cul-de-sac of Ladbroke Grove.
There is a rear patio and decking, single garage, former washhouse plus a generously sized work/storeroom.
The day after the Tonypandy riot, "as though envious of their comrades in the Rhondda Valley" Powell Duffryn strikers marched to Cwmbach and attempted to attack the power station and adjoining washhouse at Middle Duffryn Colliery.