basketry

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noun bas·ket·ry \ˈbas-ki-trē\

Definition of basketry

plural

basketries

  1. 1 :  basketwork

  2. 2 :  the art or craft of making baskets or objects woven like baskets

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First Known Use of basketry

1851


BASKETRY Defined for English Language Learners

basketry

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Definition of basketry for English Language Learners

  • : the art or craft of making baskets and other objects by weaving together long thin pieces of material

  • : baskets and other objects made by basketry


BASKETRY Defined for Kids

basketry

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noun bas·ket·ry \ˈba-ski-trē\

Definition of basketry for Students

  1. 1 :  the making of objects (as baskets) by weaving or braiding long slender pieces of material (as reed or wood)

  2. 2 :  objects made of interwoven material


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