basketry

noun
bas·​ket·​ry | \ ˈba-ski-trē How to pronounce basketry (audio) \
plural basketries

Definition of basketry

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

Examples of basketry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is evidence of a long-term relationship between the local Cahuilla bands and the lush land that once provided foods, basketry materials and relief from the searing heat of the desert floor below. Debra Utacia Krol, The Arizona Republic, 18 July 2021 Included are examples of ceramics, fibers, basketry, metals, wood, glass, jewelry, papermaking and book arts totaling 46 works by 30 artists, representing 11 states. Elizabeth Montgomery, The Arizona Republic, 29 Mar. 2021 Included are examples of ceramics, fibers, basketry, metals, wood, glass, jewelry, papermaking and book arts totaling 46 works by 30 artists, representing 11 states. Elizabeth Montgomery, The Arizona Republic, 29 Mar. 2021 Included are examples of ceramics, fibers, basketry, metals, wood, glass, jewelry, papermaking and book arts totaling 46 works by 30 artists, representing 11 states. Elizabeth Montgomery, The Arizona Republic, 29 Mar. 2021 Included are examples of ceramics, fibers, basketry, metals, wood, glass, jewelry, papermaking and book arts totaling 46 works by 30 artists, representing 11 states. Elizabeth Montgomery, The Arizona Republic, 29 Mar. 2021 Included are examples of ceramics, fibers, basketry, metals, wood, glass, jewelry, papermaking and book arts totaling 46 works by 30 artists, representing 11 states. Elizabeth Montgomery, The Arizona Republic, 29 Mar. 2021 Included are examples of ceramics, fibers, basketry, metals, wood, glass, jewelry, papermaking and book arts totaling 46 works by 30 artists, representing 11 states. Elizabeth Montgomery, The Arizona Republic, 29 Mar. 2021 Included are examples of ceramics, fibers, basketry, metals, wood, glass, jewelry, papermaking and book arts totaling 46 works by 30 artists, representing 11 states. Elizabeth Montgomery, The Arizona Republic, 29 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of basketry

1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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26 Jul 2021

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“Basketry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/basketry. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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basketry

noun

English Language Learners Definition of basketry

: 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

noun
bas·​ket·​ry | \ ˈba-ski-trē How to pronounce basketry (audio) \

Kids Definition of basketry

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

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