wringer

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

wring·er

noun \ˈriŋ-ər\

: a machine used for squeezing water out of clothes that have been washed

Full Definition of WRINGER

:  one that wrings: as
a :  a machine or device for pressing out liquid or moisture <a clothes wringer>
b :  something that causes pain, hardship, or exertion <his illness put them through the wringer>

First Known Use of WRINGER

14th century

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