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coat hanger

hanger (def 1).
Origin of coat hanger
First recorded in 1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Place on coat hanger, and allow to dry before wearing or delivering.

    The Copeland Method Vanness Copeland
  • Place on a coat hanger, to retain its proper shape and to dry before wearing.

    The Copeland Method Vanness Copeland
  • The coat hanger is a convenient thing in every household, and also a good example of spokeshave work.

    Carpentry and Woodwork

    Edwin W. Foster
British Dictionary definitions for coat hanger

coat hanger

a curved piece of wood, wire, plastic, etc, fitted with a hook and used to hang up clothes
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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