Definition of hallstand in English:


Line breaks: hall|stand
Pronunciation: /ˈhɔːlstand
(US hall tree)


  • A coat stand in the hall of a house.
    More example sentences
    • He cuffed her ear then proceeded to drag her sneakily through to the entrance hall where a hallstand replete with walking-sticks, canes and umbrellas snarled their progress.
    • But people would not like it; the embarrassment of a dead man's jacket, his baseball cap and panama on the hallstand.
    • I had secretly taken them the night before from Dad's predictable hiding spot… in the hall tree.

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