clothesline


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clothes·line

 (klōz′līn′, klōthz′-)
n.
A cord, rope, or wire on which clothes may be hung to dry or air.
tr.v. clothes·lined, clothes·lin·ing, clothes·lines Sports
To knock down (an opponent in an athletic contest) by hooking the neck with an outstretched arm.

clothesline

(ˈkləʊðzˌlaɪn)
n
a piece of rope, cord, or wire on which clean washing is hung to dry or air

clothes•line

(ˈkloʊzˌlaɪn, ˈkloʊðz-)

n.
a strong narrow rope or cord on which clean laundry is hung to dry, usu. outdoors.
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clothesline - a cord on which clothes are hung to dryclothesline - a cord on which clothes are hung to dry
cord - a line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord"
Translations
prádelní šňůra
tøjsnortørresnor
pyykkinaru
konop za rubljekonop za sušenje rublja
洗濯ロープ物干し綱
빨랫줄
klädstrecktvättlina
ราวตากผ้า
dây phơi quần áo

clothesline

clothes line, clothes-line [ˈkləʊðzlaɪn] ncorde f (à linge)clothes peg clothes-peg n (British)pince f à linge

clothesline

حَبْلُ الغَسِيل, خَطُّ الغَسِيل prádelní šňůra tøjsnor, tørresnor Wäscheleine σκοινί για άπλωμα ρούχων, σκοινί μπουγάδας cuerda de tender, cuerda para tender, tendedero pyykkinaru corde à linge konop za rublje, konop za sušenje rublja corda per il bucato, filo per il bucato 洗濯ロープ, 物干し綱 빨랫줄 waslijn klessnor sznur do bielizny, sznur do wieszania bielizny estendal, estendal da roupa, varal бельевая веревка klädstreck, tvättlina ราวตากผ้า çamaşır ipi dây phơi quần áo 晾衣绳
References in classic literature ?
He took his wife's clothesline to bind these logs together, so that they would form a raft, and Ojo found some strips of wood and nailed them along the tops of the logs, to render them more firm.
Scraps wanted to shake the woman, to make her behave, but Dorothy talked to her in a gentle tone and told the Quadling's wife she was a Princess of Oz and a friend of Ozma and that when she got back to the Emerald City she would send them a lot of things to repay them for the raft, including a new clothesline.
Fetch a clothesline," said the King to his Army, "and tie us all together.
And while the Soldier was gone for the clothesline his Majesty continued, "it is well for me to be careful, for my very existence is in danger.
Well, all right, Tom, fix it your own way; but if you'll take my advice, you'll let me borrow a sheet off of the clothesline.
For a moment he hung there, clawing with his feet like a cat on a clothesline, but presently a piece of the thatch came away, and Mr.
There was a day when almost every back yard featured a revolving clothesline, a kind of carousel made for drying laundry.
Project Laundry List, the New Hampshire-based organization behind the national effort to promote air-drying and cold-water washing to save energy, will hold a clothesline competition as part of fall foliage festivities in Concord.
COUNTRYSIDE: Although I agree wholeheartedly with Jill Cooper's article on "These Hard Economic Times," I have to take issue with her other article, "How to Hang Clothes on the Clothesline.
To launch its newest product, Reckitt Benckiser hung up New York's longest clothesline at Grand Central Terminal.
Portland continues its weekly Wednesday vigils, Women in Black on Fridays and celebrated the 17th anniversary of the Clothesline Project in August, thanks to Yvonne Simmons.
But no one objected when the US town board voted to repeal the clothesline ban.