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Clothes on clotheslines in Northern Germany

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clothes +‎ line

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clothesline (plural clotheslines)

  1. A rope or cord tied up outdoors to hang clothes on so they can dry.
    Hang this towel out on the clothesline for me.
  2. A structure with multiple cords for the same purpose, such as a Hills hoist.

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clothesline (third-person singular simple present clotheslines, present participle clotheslining, simple past and past participle clotheslined)

  1. To knock (a person) over by striking his or her upper body or neck with one's arm, as if he or she had run into a low clothesline.
    The ref called a personal foul, when he clotheslined the running back.

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