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washtub

woshtuhb

  • n  a tub in which clothes or linens can be washed

  • On washtub, kazoo, stovepipe, scrub board and comb, Kweskin's band plays old-fashioned "good time" music that folk faddists have pronounced the most culturally significant .
  • Consider where so many of us see our friends: at the movies, a washtub of popcorn on one armrest, a bladderbuster of Coke on the other.
  • It contains a washtub with hand wringer, a coffee grinder, butter churn, mechanical apple peeler and a 1927 Atwater-Kent radioall in working order.
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  • CJ Walker in Sarasota Herald-Tribune
    I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South,Walker said during a speech before the National Negro Business League Convention in July 1912. "From there, I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook...

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