Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A tub used for washing clothes.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A tub for washing, especially one in which clothes are washed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A tub in which clothes are washed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a tub used for washing clothes

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

  • noun a tub in which clothes or linens can be washed

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Actually it's a tin washtub that usually holds toys or dolls, and just happened to be there for the picture!

    Toddler chores

  • Withrow keeps the guitar his patient gave him in his musical man-cave, among other homemade guitars, a mandolin and a curious-looking stand-up bass known as a washtub bass or "gut bucket" for its key component.

    CNN.com

  • Withrow keeps the guitar his patient gave him in his musical man-cave, among other homemade guitars, a mandolin and a curious-looking stand-up bass known as a washtub bass or "gut bucket" for its key component.

    CNN.com

  • Then she spoke out: "My lad, the washtub is a saddle as won't carry double.

    Foul Play

  • All she'd done was to put a washtub on the ground square under the demijohn.

    CHAPTER II

  • I went to the other side of the chicken coop, banging the washtub.

    Eliza’s Freedom Road

  • A wire can break in the machine and make contact with a metal part on the washtub while the machine is operating, posing fire and shock hazards to consumers.

    Five Products Recalled This Week (June 17th) | myFiveBest

  • I went to the other side of the chicken coop, banging the washtub.

    Eliza’s Freedom Road

  • And winding our way down the river up to Ayutthaya we saw people toss kitchen waste into the water, and using it as a washtub for clothes or bathing.

    Karin Kloosterman: Thailand By River

  • And winding our way down the river up to Ayutthaya we saw people toss kitchen waste into the water, and using it as a washtub for clothes or bathing.

    Karin Kloosterman: Thailand By River

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