Boys washing up before going to bed.

Boys

Boys washing up before going to bed.

This is a combination step ladder, clothes rack, and ironing board. A step ladder is hinged in the middle to form an inverted V, with stays to keep the two halves at a fixed angle. A clothes rack refers to a frame upon which clothes are hung after washing to easily let each garment dry. Most ironing is done on an ironing board, a small, portable, foldable table with a heat resistant top. Some commercial-grade ironing boards incorporate a heating element and a pedal-operated vacuum to pull air through the board and dry the garment.

Combination Step Ladder, Clothes Rack, and Ironing Board

This is a combination step ladder, clothes rack, and ironing board. A step ladder is hinged in the middle…

An illustration of a mother washing a child's face while the child plays in the bowl of water.

Mother Washing Child

An illustration of a mother washing a child's face while the child plays in the bowl of water.

A clotheshorse or clothes horse, sometimes called a clothes rack, drying horse, winterdyke, clothes maiden, drying rack refers to a frame upon which clothes are hung after washing to enable them to dry. The frame is usually made of wood, metal or plastic.

Umbrella Stand and Rack

A clotheshorse or clothes horse, sometimes called a clothes rack, drying horse, winterdyke, clothes…

A clothes washer, or washer, is a machine designed to wash laundry, such as clothing, towels, and sheets. The term is mostly applied only to machines that use water as the primary cleaning solution, as opposed to dry cleaning.

Washing Machine

A clothes washer, or washer, is a machine designed to wash laundry, such as clothing, towels, and sheets.…

A woman washing her windows with a chamois.

Window Washing

A woman washing her windows with a chamois.

An illustration of a man wearing a suit of armor with a woman washing it.

Woman Washing a Man in Armor

An illustration of a man wearing a suit of armor with a woman washing it.

An illustration of a woman scrubbing clothes on a washboard.

Woman Washing Clothes on Washboard

An illustration of a woman scrubbing clothes on a washboard.

An instrument for forcing water out of anything, particularly for wringing water from clothes after they have been washed.

Wringer

An instrument for forcing water out of anything, particularly for wringing water from clothes after…