clothespin


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clothes·pin

 (klōz′pĭn′, klōthz′-)
n.
A clip of wood or plastic for fastening clothes to a clothesline.

clothespin

(ˈkləʊðzpɪn)
n
a US name for clothes peg

clothes•pin

(ˈkloʊzˌpɪn, ˈkloʊðz-, ˈkloʊs-)

n.
a device, as a forked piece of wood or plastic, for fastening articles to a clothesline.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clothespin - wood or plastic fastenerclothespin - wood or plastic fastener; for holding clothes on a clothesline
fastening, holdfast, fastener, fixing - restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
Translations
kolíček na prádlo
tøjklemme
pyykkipoika
kvačica za rublje
洗濯ばさみ
빨래 집게
ščipalka za perilo
klädnypa
ไม้หนีบผ้า
kẹp phơi quần áo

clothespin

[ˈkləʊðzpɪn] n (US)pince f à lingeclothes shop nmagasin m de vêtements

clothespin

مِشْبَك الغَسِيل kolíček na prádlo tøjklemme Wäscheklammer μανταλάκι pinza de la ropa pyykkipoika pince à linge kvačica za rublje molletta per il bucato 洗濯ばさみ 빨래 집게 wasknijper klesklype klamerka mola de roupa, prendedor бельевая прищепка klädnypa ไม้หนีบผ้า çamaşır mandalı kẹp phơi quần áo 晒衣夹
References in classic literature ?
That turnip-faced little clothespin of a Seeders ain't worth it.
Now a bag of remarkable clothespins, next, a wonderful nutmeg grater which fell to pieces at the first trial, a knife cleaner that spoiled all the knives, or a sweeper that picked the nap neatly off the carpet and left the dirt, labor-saving soap that took the skin off one's hands, infallible cements which stuck firmly to nothing but the fingers of the deluded buyer, and every kind of tinware, from a toy savings bank for odd pennies, to a wonderful boiler which would wash articles in its own steam with every prospect of exploding in the process.
But the wire chiefs of the Bell telephone have charge of as much wire as would make TWO HUNDRED MILLION CLOTHES-LINES--ten apiece to every family in the United States; and these lines are not punctuated with clothespins, but with the most delicate of electrical instruments.
As you walk in, you are handed a pink lemonade in a bag, with a tiny wooden clothespin.
Beginning with illustrated lists of materials, supplies and tools, plus demonstrations of special techniques for many of the projects, projects include a chenille sofa pillow, a coffeepot cozy, an egg coaster, a pear doorstop, quilted oven mitt, stacked pincushion, headphones case, kimono clothespin bag, laptop case, hanging storage tub, tablet sleeve, a toiletry bag, wall organizer, and more.
Artfully use the clothespin to clip your place cards to your folded napkin.
Peg Domino comes with one circular gripboard, 28 miniature (1 inch) color clothespin shape clips, four plastic boxes, and one bag.
One craftsman bucking that trend is 25-year-veteran woodworker Herrick Kimball in upstate New York, who tinkered with several prototypes to come up with his Classic American Clothespin design.
Use clothespin and hangers to hangs images, messages, and affirmations of your goals and dreams.
Every day adjustments before give up before make do start where a clothespin clips a nose and breath is held until -- What is a thing of beauty if it isn't us?
After his earlier online postings were dug up, pictures of him putting clothespin on his chest, and pulling down his pants while working for the Japanese anime company, and other such content was found.
Since the installation of the Clothespin in 1976, Swedish-born Oldenburg has steadily given Philadelphia a marked vitality and charm.