What is another word for washhouse?

Pronunciation: [wˈɒʃha͡ʊs] (IPA)

"Washhouse" is a word that has largely fallen out of use in modern English, with most people referring to the same concept as a "laundry room" or "utility room." However, there are a few other synonyms for washhouse that still see occasional usage, particularly in regional dialects. In some areas, a washhouse might be called a "washroom" or a "washtub," while in others it may be referred to as a "scullery." These terms all essentially refer to a room or area of a house where laundry is washed and dried, and where cleaning supplies and equipment may be stored.

What are the hypernyms for Washhouse?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Washhouse?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for washhouse (as nouns)

Usage examples for Washhouse

She passed from the parlor to the bedrooms, and the lean-to kitchen and washhouse.
"The Son of his Father"
Ridgwell Cullum
Then I told him, "I believe, sir, you have got something in your water gruel that has done you some injury, and I believe Miss Blandy put it in, by her coming into the washhouse on Monday and saying she had been stirring her papa's water gruel and eating the oatmeal out from the bottom."
"Trial-of-Mary-Blandy"
Roughead, William
Do you remember the prisoner's coming into the washhouse and saying she had been doing something with her father's water gruel?
"Trial-of-Mary-Blandy"
Roughead, William

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