Small-clothes

  • 1 small-clothes — smallˈ clothes plural noun Knee breeches, esp those of the close fitting 18c form • • • Main Entry: ↑small …

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  • 2 small|clothes — «SML KLOHZ, KLOHTHZ», noun (plural). knee breeches, especially close fitting ones, worn by men in the 1700 s …

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  • 3 small clothes — short pants, pants that stop above the knee; underwear …

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  • 4 small-clothes — n. pl. Breeches, smalls …

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  • 5 Clothes — (kl[=o][th]z or kl[=o]z; 277), n. pl. [From {Cloth}.] 1. Covering for the human body; dress; vestments; vesture; a general term for whatever covering is worn, or is made to be worn, for decency or comfort. [1913 Webster] She . . . speaks well,… …

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  • 6 Clothes moth — Clothes Clothes (kl[=o][th]z or kl[=o]z; 277), n. pl. [From {Cloth}.] 1. Covering for the human body; dress; vestments; vesture; a general term for whatever covering is worn, or is made to be worn, for decency or comfort. [1913 Webster] She …

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  • 7 Clothes for a Summer Hotel — is a 1980 play by Tennessee Williams about the relationship between novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda. A critical and commercial failure, it was Williams last play to debut on Broadway during his lifetime. The play takes place over… …

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  • 8 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) …

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  • 9 clothes moth — clothes′ moth n. ent any of several small moths of the family Tineidae, the larvae of which feed on wool, fur, etc …

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  • 10 clothes moth — n. any of a family (Tineidae) of small moths that lay their eggs in articles of wool, fur, etc. upon which the hatched larvae feed …

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  • 11 clothes moth — noun any of several small yellowish or buff colored moths whose larvae eat organic matter e.g. woolens • Hypernyms: ↑tineid, ↑tineid moth • Hyponyms: ↑casemaking clothes moth, ↑Tinea pellionella, ↑webbing clothes moth, ↑webbing moth, ↑ …

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  • 12 Clothes line — For other uses, see Clothesline (disambiguation). Clothes lines in Tripoli, in Northern Lebanon. A clothes line or washing line is any type of rope, cord, or twine that has been stretched between two points (e.g. two sticks), outside or indoors,… …

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  • 13 Clothes dryer — A modern front load tumble clothes dryer for home application. A clothes dryer or tumble dryer is a household appliance that is used to remove moisture from a load of clothing and other textiles, generally shortly after they are cleaned in a… …

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  • 14 Clothes valet — For the Wikipedia Coatrack essay see Wikipedia:Coatrack Gentleman s oak valet.jpg Clothes valet, also called men s valet and valet stand, is an item of furniture on which clothes may be hung. Typical features of valets include trouser hangers,… …

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  • 15 Clothes iron — A man ironing clothes using a charcoal iron box. A typical modern electric iron …

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  • 16 clothes closet — noun a closet where clothes are stored • Syn: ↑clothespress • Hypernyms: ↑wardrobe, ↑closet, ↑press * * * noun : a small room for hanging clothes …

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  • 17 clothes·pin — /ˈkloʊzˌpın/ noun, pl pins [count] US : a small object used for holding clothes on a clothesline called also (Brit) clothes peg …

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  • 18 clothes moth — any of several small moths of the family Tineidae, the larvae of which feed on wool, fur, etc., esp. Tinea pellionella (casemaking clothes moth). [1745 55] * * * …

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  • 19 clothes moth — noun Date: 1753 any of several small yellowish or buff colored moths (especially Tinea pellionella and Tineola bisselliella of the family Tineidae) whose larvae eat wool, fur, or feathers …

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  • 20 clothes moth — noun a small drab moth whose larvae can be destructive to textile fibres. [Tineola biselliella and related species.] …

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