Whisket
Whisket Whis"ket, n. [Cf. {Wisket}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A basket; esp., a straw provender basket. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mach.) A small lathe for turning wooden pins. [1913 Webster]


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  • whisket — /(h)wisˈkit/ noun variant of ↑wisket * * * whisket var. wisket dial., a basket …   Useful english dictionary

  • whisket — Mawdesley Glossary a shallow open basket, a clothes basket …   English dialects glossary

  • whisket —  a basket, skuttle, or shallow pan. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • Wisket — Wis ket, n. A whisket, or basket. [Prov. Eng.] Ainsworth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Receptacle — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Receptacle >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 receptacle receptacle Sgm: N 1 inclosure inclosure &c. 232 Sgm: N 1 recipient recipient receiver reservatory GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 compartment compartment …   English dictionary for students

  • wiskit —  See WHISKET. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

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