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    Default clothes tree

    A clothes tree is a pole, but I hang my clothes on another thing.
    It is a long piece of wood or plastic, with several hooks on it. What should I call it?
    Thanks,

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    Default Re: clothes tree

    A clothes tree.

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    Clothes tree must be American. I have never heard of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Clothes tree must be American. I have never heard of it.
    Can I ask you what you use for a wood with hooks on it, to hang your clothes on? Thank you.

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    Default Re: clothes tree

    A coat rack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    ... or a coat stand.

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    Default Re: clothes tree

    Do you mean one of these or one of these?
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Quote Originally Posted by atabitaraf View Post
    Can I ask you what you use for a wood with hooks on it, to hang your clothes on? Thank you.
    At the extreme risk of repeating myself, "a clothes tree". Google "clothes tree pictures". Now, I'll be moving on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Do you mean one of these or one of these?
    It's the second of those. (The OP asked: 'A clothes tree is a pole, but I hang my clothes on another thing.
    It is a long piece of wood or plastic, with several hooks on it'.)

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    Default Re: clothes tree

    So in American English, for both coat-rack and coat-stand, they use clothes-tree. But in images.google.com it's only for the pole.
    Thank you all.

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