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clothes pole

  

      n  
1    a post to which a clothesline is attached,   (Also called)    clothes post         
2      (Scot., U.S.)      another term for       clothes prop  
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clothes  
      pl n  
1   
a    articles of dress  
b    (as modifier)  
clothes brush         Related adj       vestiary  
2      (Chiefly Brit)      short for       bedclothes  
     (Old English clathas, plural of clath cloth)  


clothes moth  
      n   any of various tineid moths, esp. Tineola bisselliella, the larvae of which feed on wool or fur  
clothes peg  
      n   a small wooden or plastic clip for attaching washing to a clothesline  
clothes pole  
      n  
1    a post to which a clothesline is attached,   (Also called)    clothes post  
2      (Scot., U.S.)      another term for       clothes prop  
clothes-press  
      n   a piece of furniture for storing clothes, usually containing wide drawers and a cabinet  
clothes prop  
      n   a long wooden pole with a forked end, used to raise a line of washing to enable it to catch the breeze  
grave clothes  
      pl n   the wrappings in which a dead body is interred  
old clothes man  
      n   a person who deals in second-hand clothes  
plain clothes  
      pl n  
a    ordinary clothes, as distinguished from uniform, as worn by a police detective on duty  
b    (as modifier)  
a plain-clothes policeman     
swaddling clothes  
      pl n  
1    long strips of linen or other cloth formerly wrapped round a newly born baby  
2    restrictions or supervision imposed on the immature  

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clothes

  
   , clothing  
apparel, attire, clobber     (Brit. slang)   costume, dress, duds     (informal)   ensemble, garb, garments, gear     (informal)   get-up     (informal)   glad rags     (informal)   habits, outfit, raiment     (archaic or poetic)   rigout     (informal)   schmutter     (slang)   threads     (slang)   togs     (informal)   vestments, vesture, wardrobe, wear  

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adj.
after woman delivery phase
Latin, Medical
n.
an old implement that was used for washing clothes
exp.
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
n.
An apron is a piece of clothing that you put on over the front of your normal clothes and tie round your waist, especially when you are cooking, in order to prevent your clothes from getting dirty.
n.
In the UK, a chav is a highly antisocial juvenile delinquent who wears (usually counterfeit) designer sports clothes and high-end brands and vulgar jewellery (= bling) and listens to rap music.
Very common, colloquial En France on appelle ça un caillera
n.
A scally is a working class youth who wears designer sports clothes as a status symbol
Colloquial Very similar to a chav (but chavs are more extreme in their appearance than scallies)
exp.
informal term used to describe the flab in the abdominal area rolling over tight clothes
from the resemblance with a muffin whose top exceeds the margins of the paper it is baked in
n.
term referring to a pile of clothes left on a chair
[Slang]
n.
informal term used for describing a pile of clothes left on the floor
[Slang]
n.
1. a package containing food, clothes or other items that the receiver has difficulties in procuring by himself; 2. a package containing small gifts for close persons
v.
register approval of or agreement with a post or poster in a on-line context by using a particular icon, usually a thumb-up
Ex.: I wish I could have upvoted a thousand times for that comment designating her as the greatest female pop singer of all time. NB also noun: an upvote.
v.
register disapproval of or disagreement with a post or poster in an on-line context by using a particular icon, usually a thumb-down
Ex.: I downvoted him for critisizing my favorite female pop singer. NB also noun: a downvote.
n.
1. a person who greatly dislikes a specified person or thing 2. [informal] a negative, critical, heinous person and more specifically the one who posts hate-filled comments online
Ex: He was described as a misogynist, homophobic, woman hater / That website has become a particularly vitriolic breeding ground for the haters
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