dishpan hands


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dishpan hands

pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
A rough, dry, scaly condition of the hands typically caused by sensitivity to or excessive use of household detergents or cleaning agents.
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He is great with the dishpan hands and mop and bucket, but leave him to practical chores and he is liable to maim himself.
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SAY goodbye to dishpan hands with the new Haier dishwasher.