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  • n. A domestic outbuilding used as a laundry

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An outbuilding for washing, esp. one for washing clothes; a laundry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A house, generally fitted with boilers, tubs, etc., for washing clothes, etc.; a washing-house.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a building or outbuilding where laundry is done


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  • The washhouse is rather badly equipped in that there are only 27 washing bowls for 102 men; furthermore the one boiler holds only enough water for about

    Work Camp 11072 GW

  • The washhouse is the best place for you, for if the police get you, they’ll soon find you a lodging, and no mistake!”

    Through Russia

  • The washhouse is the best place for you, for if the police get you, they'll soon find you a lodging, and no mistake! "

    Through Russia

  • A new barrack with sleeping accommodation, a washhouse, a new hit with latrines and a kitchen barrack had been added since our last visit.

    Work Camp 11022 GW

  • Red Cross food can be cooked either in the sleeping quarters or in a special stove in the washhouse.

    Work Camp 7010 GW

  • Five huts including kitchen, washhouse and drying room.

    Work Camp 11088 GW

  • The camp consists of 6 sleeping and living barracks, 1 hospital barrack now partly used as sleeping quarters, 1 temporary cookhouse with adjoining washhouse and latrine, 1 bath and washhouse combined with another latrine, 1 magazine and 1 large cookhouse with adjoining mess-hall, under construction.

    Work Camp 95 GW

  • As for the cooking of Red Cross food, the fuel question is making it somewhat of a problem, as the supplies have to be divided between the washhouse and the private cooking.

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  • There are about 20 taps with running water in the new washhouse.

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  • In the courtyard there are two sheds for washhouse and latrine.

    Work Camp 10205 GW


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