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 for charwoman
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Charwoman \Char"wom`an\ (ch[^a]r"w[oo^]m`an), n.; pl.
     Charwomen (ch[^a]r"w[i^]m`[e^]n). [See Char a chore.]
     A woman hired for odd work or for single days.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a human female employed to do housework; "the char will
           clean the carpet"; "I have a woman who comes in four hours
           a day while I write" [syn: charwoman, char, cleaning
           woman, cleaning lady, woman]

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