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  • n. Plural form of janitress.


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  • He got on well with janitresses and wash-women, with Indians and with the peasant women of foreign countries.

    Youth and the Bright Medusa

  • This drop into the cellars of the well-to-do gave me contact from another angle with janitors, janitresses, and servants.

    From the Bottom Up

  • I encountered some rough work with janitors and janitresses in this region ” so rough, indeed, that I considered it a splendid missionary field; and when I found, crushed in the heart of that tenement region, a small Methodist Church, I became interested in its work.

    From the Bottom Up


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