Clothesline Definition

klōzlīn, klōthz-
clotheslines
noun
A rope or wire on which clothes and linens are hung for drying or airing.
Webster's New World
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verb
To knock down (an opponent in an athletic contest) by hooking the neck with an outstretched arm.
American Heritage
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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Other Word Forms of Clothesline

Noun

Singular:
clothesline
Plural:
clotheslines

Origin of Clothesline

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