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  • noun Plural form of scrubwoman.

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Examples

  • In 1929, while teaching philosophy at Columbia University, Lamont came to the aid of the 19 "scrubwomen" who cleaned Harvard's Widener Library.

    Peter Dreier: Traitors to Their Class

  • In 1929, while teaching philosophy at Columbia University, Lamont came to the aid of the 19 "scrubwomen" who cleaned Harvard's Widener Library.

    Peter Dreier: Traitors to Their Class

  • In 1929, while teaching philosophy at Columbia University, Lamont came to the aid of the 19 "scrubwomen" who cleaned Harvard's Widener Library.

    Peter Dreier: Traitors to Their Class

  • In 1929, while teaching philosophy at Columbia University, Lamont came to the aid of the 19 "scrubwomen" who cleaned Harvard's Widener Library.

    Peter Dreier: Traitors to Their Class

  • They took in laundry and boarders, labored in the garment sweatshops that crowded immigrant ghettos, or sought work as cooks, peddlers, or scrubwomen.

    Orphanages in the United States.

  • Through the building crawled the scrubwomen, yawning, their old shoes slapping.

    Babbit

  • She sat down on the chair in the antechamber, drained, as one of the scrubwomen came in to fetch the soiled linen, take away the blood-soaked sawdust tray, and scrub down the table and floor-hopefully (there it was again!), in that order, and not the reverse.

    The Serpent's Shadow

  • We sure don't get any janitors or scrubwomen, as Martin and I know only too well.

    No Great Magic

  • It is possible that you do not cultivate scrubwomen.

    Walking-Stick Papers

  • Among the finest people in the world to talk with are scrubwomen.

    Walking-Stick Papers

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