Basketry
Basketry Bas"ket*ry, n. The art of making baskets; also, baskets, taken collectively. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • basketry — [bas′kə trē] n. 1. the craft of making baskets 2. baskets collectively 3. basketwork …   English World dictionary

  • basketry — /bas ki tree, bah ski /, n. 1. baskets collectively; basketwork. 2. the art or process of making baskets. [1850 55; BASKET + RY] * * * Art and craft of making containers and other objects from interwoven flexible fibres such as grasses, twigs,… …   Universalium

  • basketry — noun (plural ries) Date: 1851 1. basketwork 2. the art or craft of making baskets or objects woven like baskets …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • basketry — noun The process of weaving unspun vegetable fibers to make a basket. Syn: basketmaking, basket weaving …   Wiktionary

  • basketry — bas|ket|ry [ˈba:skıtri US ˈbæs ] n also bas|ket|work [ˈba:skıtwə:k US ˈbæskıtwə:rk][U] 1.) baskets or other objects made by weaving together thin dried branches 2.) the skill of making baskets …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • basketry — bas|ket|ry [ bæskətri ] noun uncount 1. ) baskets and similar objects made by weaving together thin pieces of plastic, wire, or wood 2. ) the art of weaving baskets …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • basketry — bas·ket·ry || baskɪtrɪ n. art of making baskets; baskets as a whole …   English contemporary dictionary

  • basketry — noun 1》 the craft of basket making. 2》 baskets collectively …   English new terms dictionary

  • basketry — also bas.ket.work noun (U) 1 baskets or other objects made by weaving together thin dried branches 2 the skill of making baskets …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • basketry — bas·ket·ry …   English syllables

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