Recent Examples of clothespin from the Web
Along a house fence on a quiet Spenard street, quotes, poems and other writings hang from wooden clothespins on wires strung between wooden posts.
Use a clothespin or binder clip to hang each bag on a clothesline in bright light but away from direct sunlight.
With the help of the B&O, Richwood became home for lumber mills, a paper plant and the largest clothespin factory in the world.
Items unearthed from the fireplace include an invitation to a dance, with an envelope dated 1885; a clothespin; spectacles; and a piece of a newspaper.
Clip a sponge piece to a clothespin, and squeeze a puddle of paint onto a lid or plate.
Then again, even tripling the price of a pack of clothespins is still cheap.
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First Known Use of clothespin
CLOTHESPIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of clothespin for English Language Learners
: a small object used for holding clothes on a clothesline
CLOTHESPIN Defined for Kids
Definition of clothespin for Students
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