washtub

noun wash·tub \ ˈwȯsh-ˌtəb , ˈwäsh- \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of washtub

: a tub for washing or soaking clothes

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First Known Use of washtub

1602


WASHTUB Defined for English Language Learners

washtub

noun

Definition of washtub for English Language Learners

  • : a tub used especially in the past for washing dirty clothes, towels, sheets, etc.


WASHTUB Defined for Kids

washtub

noun wash·tub \ ˈwȯsh-ˌtəb , ˈwäsh- \

Definition of washtub for Students

: a tub for washing clothes or for soaking them before washing

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