from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A day set aside for doing household washing.
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- n. A day when laundry is washed.
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- n. a day set aside for doing household laundry
The result was a bunch of what Consumer Reports called 'washday wash-outs,' which left some clothes 'nearly as stained after washing as they were when we put them in.'
Let's all get together and forget those washday blues.
Ann: This is Monday, washday for some, rifle cleaning for some, and for the others, just another day to play.
But no one knew what else to do with the stuff, so mostly it got dumped into streams, where it killed fish and made washday a nightmare.
The very idea of being harangued by your clothes – which have found their voice only so they can burst open a suitcase and criticize your washday skills – is bad enough, but later commercials had women criticizing men for their ring-around-the-collar, and doing so in a way that clearly intended they had become undesirable mating prospects, and would soon be torn to pieces by predators.
How come I can never find a matching pair on washday - that's what I want to know?
Sunday is washday for laundry and stripping the bed.
Automatic dryers, also introduced after the war, completed the transformation of washday (although only Westinghouse thought to gladden the laundry room in 1952 with a machine that played "How Dry I Am" at the end of each cycle) This brave new world of washing was made even easier with new cleaning agents.
They would then, he said, hash out the issues face to face without all the washday miracle, super new ingredient advertising.
Busy and active translates to a laundry load of jeans and utility pants for this tall, athletic woman energetically pantomiming her washday.
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