Clothespress Clothes"press`, n. A receptacle for clothes. [1913 Webster]

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  • clothespress — [klōthz′pres΄, klōz′pres΄] n. a closet, wardrobe, or chest in which to keep clothes …   English World dictionary

  • clothespress — noun Date: 1713 a receptacle for clothes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clothespress — /klohz pres , klohdhz /, n. a receptacle for clothes, as a chest, wardrobe, or closet. [1705 15; CLOTHES + PRESS1] * * * …   Universalium

  • clothespress — n. place in which clothes are stored (closet, chest, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clothespress — clothes·press …   English syllables

  • clothespress — clothes•press [[t]ˈkloʊzˌprɛs, ˈkloʊðz [/t]] n. fur a receptacle for clothes, as a chest, wardrobe, or closet • Etymology: 1705–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • clothespress — noun a closet where clothes are stored • Syn: ↑clothes closet • Hypernyms: ↑wardrobe, ↑closet, ↑press * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a receptacle for clothes: as …   Useful english dictionary

  • press — press1 pressable, adj. /pres/, v.t. 1. to act upon with steadily applied weight or force. 2. to move by weight or force in a certain direction or into a certain position: The crowd pressed him into a corner. 3. to compress or squeeze, as to alter …   Universalium

  • closet — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. cupboard, locker, wardrobe, clothespress. See receptacle, store. v. t. shut in, enclose. See enclosure. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. wardrobe, cabinet, recess, cupboard, locker, receptacle, safe, vault,… …   English dictionary for students

  • tallboy — noun Date: 1769 1. a. highboy b. a double chest of drawers usually with the upper section slightly smaller than the lower 2. British clothespress …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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