blanchisseuse


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blanchisseuse

(blãʃisøz)
n
a washer-woman
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She still lives about the Quarter, and, though there is always a soldat, she has become a blanchisseuse de fin.
Sources like the generous residents of Blanchisseuse (Trinidad) whose stories about the history of their town pointed Tinsley to--and perhaps through--museum archives (p.
Autour de la petite place, les deux immeubles tres proches se font vis-a-vis: par-dessus les epaules de Charles, a l'avant-plan, le spectateur peut voir les protagonistes extraire de la blanchisserie, Estelle, la petite blanchisseuse.
Uancienne blanchisseuse "battant le quart" comme dit Edmond de Goncourt, doit assouvir un besoin primaire du corps: la faim.
Extremely healthy results were posted by both houses, although the centrepiece--Toulouse-Lautrec's glorious La Blanchisseuse (Fig.
Julie Camacho took her score for the season into double figures when the consistent Rio Riva (25-1) came out best under Tom Eaves in the Blanchisseuse Handicap.
At long last, however, we had something to shout about yesterday after Rio Riva had justified the dreaded nap at 25-1 in the Blanchisseuse Handicap at Pontefract.
L'histoire se sert de tout, d'une note de marchand, d'un livre de cuisine, d'un memoire de blanchisseuse >> (p.
This picture was first exhibited alongside that of a laundress (La Blanchisseuse, from the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm), also painted in 1733.
Ainsi apprend-on comment madame Lyonnais, une blanchisseuse, mere de 20 enfants, accumulait l'eau de pluie pour laver le linge sale des siens en plus de celui des familles bourgeoises.
This novel, with its account of the narrator's loss of Albertine and the revelations of her relationship with a blanchisseuse - not to mention its crypto-homosexual subtext (the character of Albertine being, as it were, "really" Proust's beloved chauffeur and secretary, Albert Agostinelli, en travesti(5)) - would be (Firbankianly speaking) eminently suitable reading matter for young girls.