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
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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.
For example, we found that there wasn t one clothespin made in the U.
Housed in the famous Clothespin building, the Philadelphia Market Street Center in Centre Square, will also be home to SK Media's top notch animation teams, as it expands its animation and animated video production capabilities.
MATERIALS: Yarn in multiple colors and thickness * Bangles in a variety of sizes (plastic or metal) * Fabric glue * Scissors * Clothespin
She admires the movies ``Mean Girls'' and ``Legally Blonde'' for their humor and ``the cute clothes,'' she giggles about a clothespin game she plays with the ``Unfabulous'' crew, and she expects to greet graciously and gratefully any fans who approach her in public.
Designer Franciose Kirkman used vellum to give the classic clothespin ornament delicacy and allure (see the December 1990 issue for more shapes).
The line will include exciting new products such as a revolutionary backpack laundry duffle bag, a collapsible rolling hamper sorter, a premium over-the-door ironing board, a smart dry hanger, a Tide(TM) scented hanger, a gentle care clothespin, and Bra Baby(TM), an innovative bra washing accessory.
The two clothespin figures always have a very prominent spot on my tree.
There happened to be a clothespin in the studio hanging from a string; he clipped the crumpled filter to it, and at that moment we both knew that this was the answer.
Every young student can use a little friend, especially these days, so students at Tokeneke School, in the spirit of goodwill and being kind to others, assembled their own sculptural clothespin friends which became treasured creations.