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  • n. Plural form of laundryman.


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  • At ten o'clock, while the hotel guests slept, the two laundrymen sweated on at "fancy starch" till midnight, till one, till two.

    Chapter 17

  • In so far as they were out of the ordinary and were not mere common workingmen such as carpenters and laundrymen, they represented romance.


  • On Tuesday night the new laundrymen arrived, and the rest of the week was spent breaking them into the routine.

    Chapter 18

  • People eyed your feet, hid the shame for the guys who lost to little yellow laundrymen, whose ancestors laid the tracks clacking below.

    The Long Walk Home

  • Triad lodges sprang up in a Chinese laundrymen of San Francisco.

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  • The Kung children, according to Eleanor Roosevelt, gave the impression that they felt we… thought all Chinese were laundrymen and looked down on them, and they were anxious to dispell that idea.

    The Last Empress

  • I just find small details about history to be fascinating and when I would talk to people over the years, they were always intrigued by the small details such as the Graf Spee having Chinese laundrymen aboard.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • The boys run from a stereotyped Irish cop by dressing as stereotyped Chinese laundrymen, except for Curly, who pretends to be a buxom Yiddish-speaking Irish lass and emerge from a street elevator in costume with a laundry cart.

    Sidewalk Elevators

  • Indeed, as hard-working laundrymen and railroad workers had never graced the side of a porcelain vase, Americans embraced this opportunity to meet sophisticated mandarins, such as Li Gui or Hu Ying Ding, and wealthy merchants, such as Sung Sing Kung, all of whom comported themselves with grace, elegance, and refinement.

    The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876

  • Just before I left the Navy these superb fighters were working as laundrymen onboard RN Ships.

    VC Hero Denied Permission to Live In Britain


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