a rope or wire on which clothes, etc. are hung for drying or airing
A cord, rope, or wire on which clothes may be hung to dry or air.
transitive verbclothes·lined, clothes·lin·ing, clothes·lines Sports
To knock down (an opponent in an athletic contest) by hooking the neck with an outstretched arm.
(third-person singular simple present clotheslines, present participle clotheslining, simple past and past participle clotheslined)
- 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.