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: the art or craft of making baskets or objects woven like baskets
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1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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21 Aug 2018
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: 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
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: the making of objects (as baskets) by weaving or braiding long slender pieces of material (as reed or wood)
: objects made of interwoven material
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