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  • n. Alternative form of dhobi.


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  • Wasted time deciding on where to go, and going to dhoby ghaut, then back again to city hall, then to pasir ris = X

    yanxious Diary Entry

  • The working of that household turned on Tods, who was adored by every one from the dhoby to the dog-boy.

    Plain Tales from the Hills

  • He was full of anecdotes of his narrow escapes during the time he was being nursed back to health by the two faithful dhoby women, and he gave us a terrible account of the surprise that day when Barton was slain -- for he was killed -- the major saw him fall.

    Gil the Gunner The Youngest Officer in the East

  • Able to meet at dhoby ghaut mrt at 6. 30pm, yishun/sembawang mrt at 7pm.

  • Every education minister on his way to becoming a prime minister, (whether he succeeds at this or not is another matter) will put his racially-slanted 'dhoby mark' on the education system and disappear for his successor to do damage control.

    Malaysiakini :: News

  • That's not your Coat is it mate, er ... it looks like a Mac For the fetishists amongst you, a little bit of hoop-dhoby action;

    Army Rumour Service

  • For the fetishists amongst you, a little bit of hoop-dhoby action;

    Army Rumour Service

  • In one case, love did conquer all when a Chinese police officer who played the part of a communist actually went on to marry the daughter of the village dhoby.

    nst online

  • BIG Hoo-ha tis l'l gal had an appt wiv her stylist at dhoby exchange but when she exited from the station and up the escalator to the shopping area, she was surprised to see all the shops closed. & so she tot tis might be a new wing .. walked fr 1 end to the other but there wasn't any link! sm1 to the rescue pls!!!! l'l gal: "Dawn arhx .. did u guys shifted? i'm now at dhoby exchange but cant find ur saloon lehx."

    pangsuan Diary Entry

  • i was in kuching recently when i saw these pieces of equipment at a playground, then memories of playgrounds where i had played and where i used to take my children to came flooding back. even up to the 80s, the old type of swings and see-saws were still around. i remember the see-saws and swings at farrer park and at dhoby ghaut, just across from the rendevous restaurant.

    Museum Blogs


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