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clothes·pin

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

(ˈkləʊðzpɪn)
n
a US name for clothes peg
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clothes•pin

(ˈkloʊzˌpɪn, ˈkloʊðz-, ˈkloʊs-)

n.
a device, as a forked piece of wood or plastic, for fastening articles to a clothesline.
[1840–50]
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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
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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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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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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.
The card will be displayed on a red rack using a clothespin.
materials Assorted Prints and Tone-on-Tones 1 1/2 yards total for mug rugs and trivets Cotton clothesline 1/4" 6' for each mug rug 12' for 7" round trivet 18' for 9" shaped trivet 30' for 12" shaped trivet Wax paper Clothespin Protractor Glue cutting Assorted Prints and Tone-on-Tones strips W'x 14-24" for wrapping the clothesline Shop your stash to make these super adorable mug rugs and trivets.
Small plastic or glass bottle Balloon Funnel Measuring spoons Measuring cup Clothespin or food clip Permanent marker Baking soda Vinegar
A tiny clip, which looks like a mini clothespin, was implanted in the mitral valve to stop the excessive leakage.
A tiny clip (which looks like a mini clothespin) is implanted in the mitral valve to stop the excessive leakage.
Winner: Sheldon Pennoyer Architects in Concord for Clothespin Farm
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.
Peg Domino comes with one circular gripboard, 28 miniature (1 inch) color clothespin shape clips, four plastic boxes, and one bag.