washery

noun
wash·​ery | \ ˈwȯshərē, ˈwäsh-, ˈwȯish- \
plural -es

Definition of washery

: a place at which material (as wool, ore, coal, or crushed stone) is freed from impurities or dust by washing

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History and Etymology for washery

wash entry 1 + -ery

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“Washery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/washery. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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