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  • n. A device used to hang up coats, shirts, etc, consisting of a hook with sloping "arms" in the approximate shape of human shoulders.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a hanger that is shaped like a person's shoulders and used to hang garments on


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  • At the Lessmore & Lessmore office on Center Street he angle-parked and locked all four doors, having rolled down the windows two inches with confidence that he would find no bent coat hanger on his return.

    The Cat Who Moved A Mountain


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