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    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?
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    Re: clothes tree

    A clothes tree.

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    Re: clothes tree

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

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    Re: clothes tree

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    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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    Re: clothes tree

    A coat rack.

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    Re: clothes tree

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

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    #7

    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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    Re: clothes tree

    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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    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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