basket weave

noun

Definition of basket weave 

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

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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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