- n. （英）濟貧院；（美）[法] 教養所；感化院；貧民習藝所
1.When we had bathed our own clothes were taken away from us, and we were dressed in the workhouse shirts, grey cotton things like nightshirts, reaching to the middle of the thigh.
2.'Please, Sir, do you know what time the Casterbridge workhouse closes?' she asked in a voice of extreme sadness.
3.'Please, Sir, do you know what time the Casterbridge workhouse closes?'
4.In fact she was at that moment being put in her coffin at the workhouse, but he did not know that.
5.At six o 'clock the next morning she finally fell in front of the door of the workhouse, and the people there took her in.
6.O liver cried loudly. If he could have known that he was a workhouse orphan, perhaps he would have cried even more loudly.
7.Then I told him about the wastage of food in the workhouse kitchen, and what I thought of it.