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Related topics: Cleaning, Occupations
charwomanchar‧wom‧an /ˈtʃɑːˌwʊmən $ ˈtʃɑːr-/ noun (plural charwomen /-ˌwɪmɪn/) [countable] British English old-fashioned  DHCBOa woman who works as a cleaner, especially in someone’s house
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charwomanYou're a charwoman for Mrs Charlton, but round about here they have a number of names for you.Supposed to be matron, and knew no more than a charwoman.She has also a splendid charwoman.
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