Also, your garments are as wrinkled as though you'd been put through a wringer.
Get a strong barrel and a pounder—such as used by washerwomen; also a wringer.
Thus, the clothes are wrung as dry as in a wringer of the roller type.
Never leave a wringer with the pressure on the rollers when not in use.
But close—say, that man's so close he puts every copper through the wringer.