English version

mangle in Cleaning topic

manglemangle2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DHCa machine used in former times to remove water from washed clothes by pressing them between two rollers
Examples from the Corpus
mangleThe yard in front of the cottage was littered with discarded buckets, an old bath, a mangle and a pile of driftwood.On one occasion, the owner of the house got both hands caught in a mangle.The extra power in his mechanized hands had acted like a mangle.I still have the big iron mangle she used to wring out the clothes.Note the rollers of the mangle carved on either side of the window frame.He pushed the harmonium into the place where the mangle had stood, then sat down to sup his mug of tea.