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clothespin (plural clothespins)
- A clip or fastener used to secure garments to a clothesline while drying, and sometimes for other applications requiring holding or pinching.
- 2016 October 3, Tad Friend, “Sam Altman’s Manifest Destiny”, in The New Yorker:
- At a hundred and thirty pounds, Altman is poised as a clothespin, fierce as a horned owl.
a clip or fastener — see clothes peg
clothespin (third-person singular simple present clothespins, present participle clothespinning, simple past and past participle clothespinned)
- (transitive) To affix with a clothespin.