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noun 
  1. (obsolete) a time; a turn or occasion
  2. (obsolete) a turn of work; a labour or item of business
  3. an odd-job, a chore or piece of housework
  4. a charlady, a woman employed to do housework; cleaning lady
"I had to scrub the kitchen today, because the couldn"t come"
Translations: 
  • German: Putzfrau(de)f
verb (chars, charing, charred)
  1. (obsolete) to turn, especially away or aside
  2. to work, especially to do housework
  • 1893, She explained that she was the commissionaire's wife, who did the charing, and I gave her the order for the coffee. " Arthur Conan Doyle, "The Naval Treaty" (Norton 2005, p.677)

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