Informal. a person whose chief interest and pleasure is dressing fashionably.
a frame on which to hang wet laundry for drying.
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How to use clotheshorse in a sentence
So to the kitchen went Kyan, to stand, a sort of living clotheshorse, beside the hot range.Keziah Coffin | Joseph C. Lincoln
A clotheshorse fell on the horse's back and off he started on a dead run, and that wuz the end of poor Jinnie.Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason's Corner Folks | Charles Felton Pidgin
What if you couldn't get a clotheshorse to run in a potato-race?Garrison's Finish | W. B. M. Ferguson
British Dictionary definitions for clotheshorse
a frame on which to hang laundry for drying or airing
informal a dandy
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