backet

noun
back·​et | \ ˈbakə̇t \
plural -s

Definition of backet

Scottish
: a shallow wooden box used especially to carry fuel or ashes

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First Known Use of backet

1756, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for backet

French baquet, diminutive of bac tub

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“Backet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/backet. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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