LAUNDRY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LAUNDRY
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laundry
 n.  washing; workplace where clothes are washed and ironed
Example Sentence:
1  During the gold rush era, our town's laundry seemed innocent enough.
2  This chore duty is an extension of the laundry duty.
3  There was a pile of clean laundry on her bed.
4  Please send clothes to the laundry.
Classic Sentence:
1  The dancing pavilion was put up near the Danish laundry, on a vacant lot surrounded by tall, arched cottonwood trees.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VIII
2  If he went into the laundry to get his collars, there were the four Danish girls, smiling up from their ironing-boards, with their white throats and their pink cheeks.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IX
3  Tony and Lena and Tiny were always there, and the three Bohemian Marys, and the Danish laundry girls.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XII
4  The four Danish girls lived with the laundryman and his wife in their house behind the laundry, with a big garden where the clothes were hung out to dry.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XII
5  Edna found her friend engaged in assorting the clothes which had returned that morning from the laundry.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XVIII
6  But it was a young black girl, who came in, bringing a small bundle of laundry, which she deposited in the adjoining room, and went away.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXIII
7  It seems that Tina is the child of the Frenchwoman who does the fine ironing in the laundry here.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE
8  So when the blue smoke of brittle leaves was in the air and the wind blew the wet laundry stiff on the line I decided to come back home.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
9  On being shown her chamber, she was so dreadfully sensible of its comforts as to suggest the inference that she would have preferred to pass the night on the mangle in the laundry.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
10  After the break-up at home the boys had got her that position in the Dublin by Lamplight laundry, and she liked it.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In CLAY
11  She has also worked at the laundry of the Enfants-Rouges, where the water comes through faucets.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER X—THE SYSTEM OF DENIALS
12  During the day the greater part of the young men worked in the school's sawmill, and the young women worked in the laundry.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VI.
13  In Washington I saw girls whose mothers were earning their living by laundrying.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter V.
14  These girls were taught by their mothers, in rather a crude way it is true, the industry of laundrying.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter V.