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clothes prop

noun
1.
a long wooden pole with a forked end, used to raise a line of washing to enable it to catch the breeze
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  • Jisuké Dono will be the clothes prop for this completed wickedness—unless his silence be well bought.

    Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House) James S. De Benneville
  • She came round the waterhole with a clothes prop, and made good time, too; but we got across and away with our clothes.

    Over the Sliprails Henry Lawson
  • When he got there the old woman was in the garden knocking apples off a tree with a clothes prop.

    The Old Man's Bag T. W. H. Crosland
  • Alfred was strong in the belief that he could greatly aid Node with the clothes prop as before.

    Watch Yourself Go By Al. G. Field
  • The clothes prop is the most useful instrument of the house.

    Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House) James S. De Benneville
  • He threatened to abandon the flight if he caught sight of a clothes prop in Alfred's hands.

    Watch Yourself Go By Al. G. Field

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