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From Hindi धोबी (dhobī, washerman)[1]

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dhobi (plural dhobis)

  1. A laundryman or washerman, or laundrywoman or washerwoman, in India and Pakistan.
    • The 'dhobi khana' at Fort Kochi was once throbbing with activity. ... "The first dhobi khana was under the Madras Presidency...” [1]

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  1. ^ Platts, John T. धोबी from A dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi, and English] Oxford. 1884.

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