basketwork

See also: basket-work and basket work

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basket +‎ work

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basketwork (usually uncountable, plural basketworks)

  1. Material woven in the style of a basket.
    Synonyms: wicker, wickerwork
  2. The craft of making such material.
    Synonyms: basketry, basket weaving
    • 1980, Michael Howell and Peter Ford, The True History of the Elephant Man, Penguin, Chapter 9, p. 123,[3]
      In one of his letters to Mrs Kendal, Joseph mentioned that he hoped one day to be able to learn basket work. She promptly arranged for an instructor to teach him the craft.

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