laundry tub

/ˈlɔndri tʌb/ (say 'lawndree tub)

noun Especially Qld and NSW
a large sink installed in a laundry.
Compare WA, SA, Victoria and Tasmania laundry trough; WA, SA, Victoria, Tasmania trough; Chiefly Tasmania trove1; Especially Tasmania and WA wash trough. Also, wash tub, tub.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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