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laundry (s) (noun), laundries (pl)
1. Articles of clothing, linens, etc., that have been or are to be washed.
2. A business establishment where clothes, linens, etc., are laundered.
3. A room or area, as in a home or apartment building, reserved for washing items of clothing, etc.
4. Etymology: from about 1530, from Old French lavanderie, which came from Latin lavendaria, plural of lavandarium, "things to be washed"; from lavare, "to wash".
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