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Synonyms for workhouse
ˈwɜrkˌhaʊs; -ˌhaʊ zɪzwork·house

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  1. workhousenoun

    Synonyms:
    poorhouse

  2. workhousenoun

    formerly, an institution for the poor homeless, funded by the local parish where the able-bodied were required to work

    Synonyms:
    poorhouse

  3. workhousenoun

    a prison in which the sentence includes manual labour

    Synonyms:
    poorhouse

Princeton's WordNet

  1. workhousenoun

    a poorhouse where able-bodied poor are compelled to labor

  2. workhousenoun

    a county jail that holds prisoners for periods up to 18 months

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  1. List of paraphrases for "workhouse":

    hospice

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