basket weave


Definition of basket weave

: a textile weave resembling the checkered pattern of a plaited basket also : something resembling this weave

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Slip wires through back of basket weave, one to the right and one to the left, and hold ends even. Staff, Woman's Day, "7 New Ways to Decorate With Wallpaper," 26 Mar. 2010 These basket weave caddies are totally Pinterest-worthy without any of the mess. Maria Cassano, Allure, "The 15 Best Shower Organizers You Can Get Online Right Now," 5 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of basket weave

1886, in the meaning defined above

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