workbasket
noun Date: 1684 a basket for needlework

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Workbasket — Work bas ket, n. A basket for holding materials for needlework, or the like. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • workbasket — /werrk bas kit, bah skit/, n. a basket used to hold needlework paraphernalia. [1735 45; WORK + BASKET] * * * …   Universalium

  • workbasket — noun A basket used to hold materials for needlework etc …   Wiktionary

  • workbasket — work|bas|ket [ˈwə:kˌba:skıt US ˈwə:rkˌbæs ] n a container for sewing equipment …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • workbasket — n. basket containing sewing tools …   English contemporary dictionary

  • workbasket — noun (C) a container for sewing equipment …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • workbasket — work•bas•ket [[t]ˈwɜrkˌbæs kɪt, ˌbɑ skɪt[/t]] n. clo a basket used to hold needlework paraphernalia • Etymology: 1735–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • workbasket — /ˈwɜkbaskət/ (say werkbahskuht) noun a small basket for holding equipment for needlework or the like …   Australian English dictionary

  • workbasket — noun container for holding implements and materials for work (especially for sewing) • Syn: ↑workbox, ↑workbag • Hypernyms: ↑container • Hyponyms: ↑sewing basket …   Useful english dictionary

  • sewing basket — noun a workbasket in which sewing materials can be stored • Hypernyms: ↑workbasket, ↑workbox, ↑workbag …   Useful english dictionary

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