clothes press

noun
variants: or clothespress \ ˈklōz-​ˌpres How to pronounce clothespress (audio) also  ˈklōt͟hz-​ \
plural clothes presses or clothespresses

Definition of clothes press

: a cabinet or trunk for storing clothes especially : a tall, freestanding cabinet with shelves for holding folded clothes

First Known Use of clothes press

1713, in the meaning defined above

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“Clothes press.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clothes%20press. Accessed 29 Mar. 2020.

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