2. Noun. The craft of making such material. ¹
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Definition of Basketwork
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Basketwork
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1853)
"The top surface being finished, the side all round is to be covered in like manner; and, where the top does not § a—basketwork. Basket-work, both rustic and ..."
2. Notes and Queries on Anthropology by John George Garson, Charles Hercules Read (1892)
"woven, that they are perfectly watertight, like the milk- baskets among the Kaffirs. basketwork of a coarse kind is sometimes employed iu the construction ..."
3. Notes and Queries on Anthropology, Edited for the British Association for edited by John George Garson, Charles Hercules Read (1899)
"basketwork of a coarse kind is sometimes employed in the construction of huts and stockades, and for the manufacture of boats or coracles covered with skin. ..."
4. The Origin of Tyranny by Percy Neville Ure (1922)
"... chius a "plaited beehive," ie a hive of basketwork, and this statement is ... beehives were of basketwork? The first reference to beehives is in the ..."