clothespress


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clothes·press

also clothes press  (klōz′prĕs′, klōthz′-)
n.
A chest, closet, or wardrobe in which clothes are kept.
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clothes•press

(ˈkloʊzˌprɛs, ˈkloʊðz-)

n.
a receptacle for clothes, as a chest, wardrobe, or closet.
[1705–15]
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Noun1.clothespress - a closet where clothes are storedclothespress - a closet where clothes are stored  
wardrobe, closet, press - a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
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