Definition of Clothes pin
1. Noun. Wood or plastic fastener; for holding clothes on a clothesline.
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Literary usage of Clothes pin
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."