coat hanger

noun
hanger ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1890–95

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coat hanger
 
n
a curved piece of wood, wire, plastic, etc, fitted with a hook and used to hang up clothes

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Example sentences
Do not put any sharp object such as a coat hanger down your cast to scratch.
Use a section of a coat hanger from which the paint has been removed for a
  skewer.
The feeder can be mounted on a post as diagrammed or hung using wire from a
  coat hanger.
Here's a cool idea for decorating your room: make a mobile out of a wire coat
  hanger and coins made of paper or plaster.
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