basket

Part of speech: noun

A vessel of interwoven twigs, splints, or strips.

Part of speech: noun

What a basket will hold. Basketful.

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Usage examples "basket":

  1. In this manner, in a favorable season, sixty- three salmon have been caught in one night in a single basket. - "Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel", John Yeardley.
  2. But as Ambrose walked back to the house, he lifted the top of the basket and could but admit that they did look bare. - "The Mettle of the Pasture", James Lane Allen.
  3. You fix up a good basket for her, won’ t you, Grandmother? - "Black-Eyed Susan", Ethel Calvert Phillips.