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washed sale | washed up | washed-out | washed-up | washen | washer | washerman | washerwoman | washhouse | washiness | washing

washer

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wash=er

CIDE DICTIONARY

washern. [AS. wæscere.].
  •  One who, or that which, washes.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A ring of metal, leather, or other material, or a perforated plate, used for various purposes, as around a bolt or screw to form a seat for the head or nut, or around a wagon axle to prevent endwise motion of the hub of the wheel and relieve friction, or in a joint to form a packing, etc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A fitting, usually having a plug, applied to a cistern, tub, sink, or the like, and forming the outlet opening.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The common raccoon.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Same as Washerwoman, 2.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

washer, n.
1 a a person or thing that washes. b a washing-machine.
2 a flat ring of rubber, metal, leather, etc., inserted at a joint to tighten it and prevent leakage.
3 a similar ring placed under the head of a screw, bolt, etc., or under a nut, to disperse its pressure.
4 Austral. a cloth for washing the face.

Idiom
washer-up (pl. washers-up) a person who washes up dishes etc.

THESAURUS

washer

aquamanile, automatic dishwasher, basin, bath, bathtub, bidet, dishpan, dishwasher, dishwiper, dry cleaner, ewer, finger bowl, kitchen sink, launderer, laundress, laundryman, laundrywoman, lavabo, lavatory, piscina, pot-walloper, scullery maid, scullion, shower, shower bath, shower curtain, shower head, shower room, shower stall, showers, sink, tub, wash barrel, wash boiler, washbasin, washbowl, washdish, washerman, washerwife, washerwoman, washing machine, washing pot, washpot, washstand, washtub

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