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  • n. A piece of furniture, near to an outside door, on which hats and coats are hung, and umbrellas are stored

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  • n. a piece of furniture where coats and hats and umbrellas can be hung; usually has a mirror

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Examples

  • From the same year will be his stained beech hallstand with brass hooks estimate: €600-€900.

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  • Pothilas set his briefcase down on the hallstand and paused to appreciate the afternoon light that lent his white-on-white decor an almost sanctified air.

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  • He put the suitcase in the boot of the car as she left her key to the house on the hallstand.

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  • Eilis noticed a number of black umbrellas resting against the hallstand.

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  • The blonde stopped at an oak hallstand with shiny brass hooks and pretended to look at the price.

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  • I grabbed a flashlight from the hallstand by the front door and walked out toward the shed.

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  • I heard him talking to himself and heard the hallstand rocking when it had received the weight of his overcoat.

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  • He was fussing at the hallstand, looking for the hat-brush, and answered me curtly:

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  • Mary Davies let herself in and dumped the two plastic carrier-bags of shopping next to the hallstand, kneading her fingers to get the circulation going again.

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  • In the dimly lit hall there stood a vast hallstand with some tricky inlaid ivory, two clothes-brushes and a Soviet officer's peaked hat.

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