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clothespin

noun clothes·pin \-ˌpin\

: a small object used for holding clothes on a clothesline

Full Definition of CLOTHESPIN

:  a forked piece of wood or plastic or a small spring clamp used for fastening clothes on a clothesline

First Known Use of CLOTHESPIN

1833
CLOTHESPIN Defined for Kids

clothespin

noun clothes·pin \ˈklōz-ˌpin, ˈklōthz-\

Definition of CLOTHESPIN for Kids

:  a small object used for holding clothes in place on a line

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July 06, 2015
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