Definition of Clothes pin

1. Noun. Wood or plastic fastener; for holding clothes on a clothesline.

Exact synonyms: Clothes Peg, Clothespin
Generic synonyms: Fastener, Fastening, Fixing, Holdfast



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clothes Pin

clothes basket
clothes closet
clothes designer
clothes don't make the man
clothes drier
clothes dryer
clothes hamper
clothes hanger
clothes hangers
clothes line
clothes lines
clothes maiden
clothes moth
clothes peg
clothes pegs
clothes pin (current term)
clothes shop
clothes shops
clothes tree
clothes trees
clothes valet
clothesbrush
clotheshorse
clotheshorses
clothesless
clothesline
clotheslined
clotheslines
clotheslining
clothesmaker

Literary usage of Clothes pin

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1. The Employments of Women: A Cyclopaedia of Woman's Work / by Virginia Penny by Virginia Penny, Penny, Virginia, b. 1826 (1863)
"Clothes-Pin Makers. A clothes-pin manufacturer in Vermont writes : " Women ... The clothes-pin business should be carried on in a sparsely settled community ..."

2. Principles of surgery by Nicholas Senn (1895)
"... tube to the desired extent with я clothes-pin. The limb being suspended, the fluid is conducted awnv from it into a vessel by means of a sheet of rubber ..."

3. The Tribune Primer by Eugene Field (1900)
"THE clothes pin. Here we have a clothes pin. It is made of White Pine, and has a grip on it ... It would be Nice to put the clothes pin on the Baby's Nose. ..."

4. How to use the microscope: Being Practical Hints on the Selection and Use of by John Phin (1890)
"A common spring clothes-pin is frequently used, but when we come to lay the slide down, the clothes-pin holds it in an awkward manner. ..."

5. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"THAT'S THE SORT OF CLOTHES-PIN I AM, phr. (popular). —Thai's the sort of man I am. In the case of women THAT'S THE SORT OF HAIR-PIN (fV). ..."

6. Experiments with Plants by Winthrop John Van Leuven Osterhout (1917)
"In the enlarged base of the chimney a large cork or wooden disk is fitted, through which passes a clothes-pin of the sort indicated in the figure. ..."

7. The Complete Tribune Primer by Eugene Field (1901)
"THE clothes pin II ERE we have a clothes pin. It is made of White Pine, and has a grip on it ... It would be Nice to put the clothes pin on the Baby's Nose. ..."

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