from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A washbowl; a basin for washing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A washbowl.
- n. Same as Washerwoman, 2.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The dish-washer or wagtail. Also molly or polly washdish. See cut under wagtail.
wash + dish (Wiktionary)
Its other names include Polly washdish, Nanny washtail and washerwoman, from its habit of feeding along the edge of ponds and streams.