scrubwoman

noun
scrub·​wom·​an | \ ˈskrəb-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce scrubwoman (audio) \

Definition of scrubwoman

Examples of scrubwoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The prime suspect was a scrubwoman in the building who was acquitted. Jc Reindl, Detroit Free Press, 31 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of scrubwoman

1873, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of scrubwoman was in 1873

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“Scrubwoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scrubwoman. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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