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A coat hanger.
- ‘Laundry tips for freshmen in terms of what to pack for college include detergent, stain remover, clothing bags and clothes hangers.’
- ‘Karan held the clothes hanger in her right arm as she admired the dress hanging from it: light blue, v-neck, with a skirt ending just above her knees, while in her left hand she held her bank card.’
- ‘Remove the distortion accurately in a bias-cut garment by letting it hang over the dress form's shaped surface, rather than hanging flat from a clothes hanger.’
- ‘You usually get one or two clothes hangers in the closet that have clips on them for pants-hanging.’
- ‘Lightweight pants, pajama bottoms, skirts and sweats can be pinned on clothes hangers and even sheets can be folded and hung on them.’
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