[ klohz-peg, klohthz- ]
/ ˈkloʊzˌpɛg, ˈkloʊðz- /
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Origin of clothes-peg
First recorded in 1815–25
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How to use clothes-peg in a sentence
There was a plaster Joan of Arc in the hall, close to the clothes-peg.Vanitas|Vernon Lee
At night he tore the cord off the blind, and, seeing nothing through his tears, began to fasten it to the hook of the clothes-peg.The Gentleman from San Francisco|Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin
One little Piskey, somewhat taller than a clothes-peg, was the best dancer there, and his laugh was the merriest.North Cornwall Fairies and Legends|Enys Tregarthen
I went to bed that night with a clothes-peg out of the yard on it, to improve its shape.The Celebrity at Home|Violet Hunt
The mere notion of the passage and the clothes-peg and the umbrella-stand annihilated him.Notwithstanding|Mary Cholmondeley
British Dictionary definitions for clothes-peg
a small wooden or plastic clip for attaching washing to a clothesline
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