Antonyms for washing up

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Flore had left as usual, after washing up the dinner-things.

Then we will not condemn any girl or woman to stand for hours washing up.

And you and Fred can just lend him a hand with the washing up, Albert.

The sounds of the washing up were fainter now; a pigeon alighted on her sill.

Play with your toys a little while, and when I've done the washing up I'll get you ready.'

We were washing up at one end of the mill, near the Bessemers.

In the kitchen behind, 'washing up' after dinner, was his helpmate, Mrs. Quale.

The strangers were now washing up their dishes and packing them away.

"Let's see," said Adrian, as they were washing up for dinner.

At Temple Camp they'd be just about washing up for supper then.