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coat hanger

noun
1.
hanger (def 1).
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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British Dictionary definitions for coat-hanger

coat hanger

noun
1.
a curved piece of wood, wire, plastic, etc, fitted with a hook and used to hang up clothes
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