Recent Examples of clothespin from the Web
The bomb contained a nine-volt battery, a battery case holder, an initiator and a clothespin with screws in it, according to the complaint.
Sofa cushions Grab some blankets and some clothespins, and let your kids build their own forts in your living room.
There were these bizarre paintings of a clothespin the size of a silo, and this road coming down a hill that dipped down and turned into a waterfall.
The neon sign is a local landmark: a weeping bald man with a clothespin pinching his nose.
Use wood glue to attach the clothespin to the top of the base edge.
Run the low-wattage wire from the bottom of the battery pack under the base, up to the clothespin, and through the two holes.
The kids have a bag with clothespins with chores on them.
For everyday objects like hammers or clothespins, there was no difference.
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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
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