clothes-peg
noun Date: 1825 British clothespin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • clothes peg — clothes pegs N COUNT A clothes peg is a small device which you use to fasten clothes to a washing line. [BRIT] (in AM, use clothespin) …   English dictionary

  • clothes peg — (also N. Amer. clothespin) ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a clip or forked device for securing clothes to a clothes line …   English terms dictionary

  • clothes peg — n BrE a wooden or plastic object that you use to fasten wet clothes to a clothesline American Equivalent: clothespin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • clothes peg — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms clothes peg : singular clothes peg plural clothes pegs British a wooden or plastic object used for fastening wet clothes onto a clothes line …   English dictionary

  • clothes-peg — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Britain : clothespin * * * /klohz peg , klohdhz /, n. Brit. a clothespin. [1815 25] * * * clothesˈ peg or clothesˈ pin noun A wooden or plastic clip to hold washing on a clothes line • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • clothes peg — /ˈkloʊðz pɛg/ (say klohdhz peg) noun a forked piece of wood or other device for hanging clothes on a line …   Australian English dictionary

  • clothes peg — (British) clothes pin, clip used to fasten clothes to a clothes line …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clothes peg — (also N. Amer. clothespin) noun Brit. a clip or forked device for securing clothes to a clothes line …   English new terms dictionary

  • clothes peg — noun wood or plastic fastener; for holding clothes on a clothesline • Syn: ↑clothespin, ↑clothes pin • Hypernyms: ↑fastener, ↑fastening, ↑holdfast, ↑fixing …   Useful english dictionary

  • clothes-peg — /klohz peg , klohdhz /, n. Brit. a clothespin. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • clothes peg — BrE clothespin, AmE noun (C) a wooden or plastic object that you use to fasten wet clothes to a clothesline …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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