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Baskets

Basket

1. A vessel made of osiers or other twigs, cane, rushes, splints, or other flexible material, interwoven. Rude baskets . . . Woven of the flexile willow.

2. The contents of a basket; as much as a basket contains; as, a basket of peaches.

3. The bell or vase of the Corinthian capital.

4. The two back seats facing one another on the outside of a stagecoach. Basket fish, a lepidopterous insect of the genus Thyridopteryx and allied genera, especially. T. Ephemeraeformis. The larva makes and carries about a bag or basket-like case of silk and twigs, which it afterwards hangs up to shelter the pupa and wingless adult females.

Origin: Of unknown origin. The modern Celtic words seem to be from the english.


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... and brings saltier bottom waters which are devoid of oxygen near the shoreline. Meanwhile, locals make ready lanterns, giggs, scoop nets, buckets, baskets, tubs, canvas sacks, or whatever it takes to harvest the anticipated bounty of seafood. As the tide comes in, the bottom dwelling fish, shrimp, ...

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