a pole used for supporting a clothesline.
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Origin of clothes pole
An Americanism dating back to 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for clothes pole
Sammy picked up a clothes-pole and started to punish Billy Bumps as he thought fit.The Corner House Girls at School|Grace Brooks Hill
British Dictionary definitions for clothes pole
Also called: clothes post a post to which a clothesline is attached
Scot and US another term for clothes prop
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