[klohz-pres, klohth z-]
- a receptacle for clothes, as a chest, wardrobe, or closet.
Origin of clothespress
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Examples from the Web for clothes-press
It had been lying near the clothes-press in which the unfortunate Pitt had taken refuge.Captain Blood
Fred glanced expectantly in the direction of the top of the clothes-press.The Uncalled
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The chest, Baissac tells us, is the clothes-press of the poor."Gombo Zhbes"
Polacca, quite pale, came from her hiding-place behind the clothes-press.Marie
And he needed a clothes-press; I was on no account to forget that clothes-press.Alone
- a piece of furniture for storing clothes, usually containing wide drawers and a cabinet
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