clothes-peg

[ klohz-peg, klohth z- ]
/ ˈkloʊzˌpɛg, ˈkloʊðz- /

noun British.

a clothespin.

Nearby words

  1. clothes pole,
  2. clothes prop,
  3. clothes tree,
  4. clothes-horse,
  5. clothes-line,
  6. clothes-pin,
  7. clothes-press,
  8. clothesbasket,
  9. clotheshorse,
  10. clothesline

Origin of clothes-peg

First recorded in 1815–25

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British Dictionary definitions for clothes peg

clothes peg

noun

a small wooden or plastic clip for attaching washing to a clothesline
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