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See also: clothes line
- clothes line (UK)
clothesline (plural clotheslines)
- A rope or cord tied up outdoors to hang clothes on so they can dry
- Hang this towel out on the clothesline for me.
rope or cord for drying clothes
- 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.