esp US hall tree
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a piece of furniture on which are hung coats, hats, etc
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby hall stand
Hallowmas, halloysite, hall pass, Hall process, halls of ivy, hall stand, Hallstatt, Hallstattan, hall tree, hallucal, hallucinate
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How to use hall stand in a sentence
Half-way down the stairs he saw his overcoat on the hall-stand beckoning to him and offering release.The Regent|E. Arnold Bennett
He stood just inside the doorway, holding a silver-banded malacca walking-stick that he had taken from the hall-stand.Dearest|Henry Beam Piper
The door was still open, I knew, and I could hear Willie fumbling on the hall-stand for matches.The Confession|Mary Roberts Rinehart
Denry threw his new motoring cap hastily on to the hall-stand.The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns|Arnold Bennett
The unknown was using an electric torch of extraordinary brilliancy, and revealed a dilapidated hall-stand and a musty chair.Jack O' Judgment|Edgar Wallace