Wisket
Wisket Wis"ket, n. A whisket, or basket. [Prov. Eng.] --Ainsworth. [1913 Webster]

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  • wisket — wis·ket …   English syllables

  • wisket — ˈwiskə̇t, usu ə̇d.+V noun ( s) Etymology: English dialect, small twig, basket, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse visk wisp more at whisk dialect England : basket; …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guichet — (ghi chè ; le t ne se lie pas dans le parler ordinaire ; au pluriel, l s se lie : des ghi chè z étroits ; guichets rime avec traits, succès, paix, etc.) s. m. 1°   Petite porte pratiquée dans une grande, surtout en parlant des portes d une ville …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 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

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