Definition of washhouse
: a building used or equipped for washing; especially : one for washing clothes
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That gathering exploded into a bloody rampage across San Francisco’s Chinatown; over the course of a week, several rioters were shot and killed by police, and one Chinese person died in a washhouse that was set alight by the marauders.
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