launder

[ lawn-der, lahn- ]SEE DEFINITION OF launder

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The name Lander or Launder is unconnected with these (see p.186).

Launder, in his Voyage to India, p. 81, saw one erected in a tank of water.

Also he had towels for his own personal use and those he managed to launder, somehow.

The mud which settles in the launder, if the ore is rich, is taken up and washed in a jigging-sieve or on a canvas strake.

Margaret Sinton came that night bringing a beautiful blue one in its place, and carried away the other to launder.

Launder, that washes the children of the privy chamber, 75, 112.

Thinking that she would surprise me, little Daisy decided to launder the piece herself.

Put the piece to launder in warm water and rub it with a pure soap, such as castile.

The waste steam puffed through a launder into the feed-cistern.

For the mornings there must be several crisp, demure little frocks that are easy to launder.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, "to wash linen," from noun launder "one who washes" (especially linen), mid-15c., a contraction of lavender, from Old French lavandier "washer, launderer," from Medieval Latin lavandaria "a washer," ultimately from Latin lavare "to wash" (see lave). Criminal banking sense first recorded 1961, from notion of making dirty money seem clean; brought to widespread use during U.S. Watergate scandal, 1973. Related: Laundered; laundering.

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