clotheshorse

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clothes +‎ horse

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clotheshorse (plural clotheshorses)

  1. A frame on which laundry is hung to dry.
  2. (by extension) A person excessively concerned with the appearance of their clothing.
    • 1997, Haruki Murakami, Jay Rubin, transl., The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.; republished New York: Vintage Books, 1998, →ISBN, page 471:
      Her mother was a genuine clotheshorse. She had had more kimonos and dresses than room in their chests to store them […]

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clotheshorse” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.