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charwoman

noun char·wom·an \ˈchär-ˌw-mən\

: a woman who cleans houses or office buildings

Full Definition of CHARWOMAN

:  a cleaning woman especially in a large building

Examples of CHARWOMAN

  1. <the couple finally hired a charwoman as they were just too busy to clean>

Origin of CHARWOMAN

chare + woman
First Known Use: 1596

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