Posted by RRC on September 21, 2007
In Reply to: Clothes Horse posted by Marcella on September 21, 2007
: Where does the saying "Clothes Horse" come from?
The horse here is a rack not an animal much like a sawhorse. An actual clotheshorse is a rack that holds a lot of clothes usally for drying thus metaphorically, someone who wears a lot of clothes, owns a lot of clothes, etc.