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charwoman definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a human female employed to do housework; "the char will clean the carpet"; "I have a woman who comes in four hours a day while I write" [syn: charwoman, char, cleaning woman, cleaning lady, woman]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: chare + woman Date: 1596 a cleaning woman especially in a large building

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -women) a woman employed as a cleaner in houses or offices.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Charwoman Char"wom`an, n.; pl. Charwomen. [See Char a chore.] A woman hired for odd work or for single days.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(charwomen) A charwoman is a woman who is employed to clean houses or offices. (BRIT OLD-FASHIONED) = cleaner N-COUNT




 


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