[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 clothespress
There is a clothespress in the corner, into which Mr. Spear says we may look.
Hartwick shut himself in the clothespress, and I could hear him laughing and gasping for breath.Frank Merriwell at Yale
Burt L. Standish
Along one side of the wall a clothespress, which the combined wardrobes of two did not fill.The Street of Seven Stars
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Then crossing, she opened the bathroom door, and then the clothespress, calling Rosanna's name sharply.The Girl Scouts at Home
Katherine Keene Galt
Outside the clothespress, on a peg, hangs a linsey-woolsey every-day gown that shows marks of wear.