Meaning of Workhouse

English: Workhouse
Bangla: কর্মশালা, কারখানা
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Definition: 1

a house of correction.

Definition: 2

British. (formerly) a poorhouse in which paupers were given work.

Definition: 3

Obsolete. a workshop.

Definition: 4

(formerly in England) an institution maintained at public expense where able-bodied paupers did unpaid work in return for food and accommodation

Definition: 5

(in the US) a prison for petty offenders serving short sentences at manual labour