W - Wash house to Whisky
A building set aside for the cleaning of laundry.
Today the wash-house is known by the name Laundrette. Modern fabrics and technology have contributed to the passing of the steam filled communal rooms where traditionally women toiled elbow deep in boiling water scrubbing and starching heavy fabrics.
A type of spirit obtained by distilling the mash of cereals usu barley. [cf Gaelic uisge beatha]
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