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Substances and equipment used for cleaning and caring for clothes

airer

noun

a frame that you hang wet clothes on in order to dry them

airing cupboard

noun

a cupboard with shelves where clean clothes, sheets etc can be kept warm and dry

clothes basket

noun

a basket used for storing clothes that need to be washed or have been washed

clothes hanger

noun

a frame for hanging clothes on with a hook on the top

clothes hoist

noun

a frame with pieces of plastic rope used for hanging wet clothes

clothes horse

noun

a frame of plastic or wooden bars used for hanging wet clothes inside the house

clothes line

noun

a rope on which you hang wet clothes so that they can dry, usually outside your house

clothes peg

noun

a wooden or plastic object used for fastening wet clothes onto a clothes line

clothespin

noun

a clothes peg

coat hanger

noun

a frame used for hanging clothes on with a hook on top

conditioner

noun

fabric conditioner

detergent

noun

a liquid or powder used for washing clothes or dishes

fabric conditioner

noun

a liquid used for making clothes soft when you wash them

hamper

noun

a laundry basket

hanger

noun

a small frame for hanging clothes such as jackets and shirts on so that they keep their shape

ironing board

noun

a tall narrow table that you press on when you do the ironing

laundry basket

noun

a large basket in which you keep your dirty clothes until you wash them

laundry basket

noun

a basket used for carrying laundry

linen basket

noun

a large container for holding dirty clothes until you wash them

peg

noun

a wooden or plastic object used for fastening wet clothes onto a line so that they will dry

rail

noun

a metal bar used for hanging clothes and other things on

soapflakes

noun

small pieces of soap that are used for washing clothes

soap powder

noun

soap in the form of a powder that you use for washing clothes in a washing machine

softener

noun

a substance that you add to water when washing clothes to make them feel softer when they are dry

starch

noun

a substance used for making clothes stiff

washboard

noun

a board with a rough metal surface used in the past for rubbing clothes on to help to make them clean

washing line

noun

a rope tied between poles used for hanging wet clothes on to dry

washing powder

noun

soap in the form of a powder used for washing clothes

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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