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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.
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clothesline

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

(ˈkloʊzˌlaɪn, ˈkloʊðz-)

n.
a strong narrow rope or cord on which clean laundry is hung to dry, usu. outdoors.
[1820–30]
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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"
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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
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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
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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.
When she found that her husband had used her clothesline, and the logs she had wanted for firewood, and the boards she had intended to mend the shed with, and a lot of gold nails, she became very angry.
"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.
Clothesline Clues to the First Day of School (Charlesbridge, $14.99, 9781580898249, eBook available, ages 3 to 7), co-written by Kathryn Heling and Deborah Hembrook, is the newest entry in their nifty Clothesline Clues series.
Parkersburg, IA, June 11, 2019 --(PR.com)-- A recent upgrade to the arms of Sunshine Clothesline is that the outer ends are now rounded.
Marcial handed the biggest penalty of his tenure by slapping an indefinite ban coupled plus a fine of P70,000 on Abueva for his lewd gesture at Blackwater rookie Ray Parks Jr's girlfriend Maika Rivera and a clothesline delivered to TNT KaTropa import Terrence Jones.
That caused Abueva to later retaliate with a clothesline.
Abueva was also fined P50,000 for clotheslining TNT import Terrence Jones with a clothesline on Sunday and another P20,000 for 'engaging in a verbal altercation with a fan and making obscene gestures,' the league said on its website.