bas·​ket·​work ˈba-skit-ˌwərk How to pronounce basketwork (audio)
: objects produced by basketry

Examples of basketwork in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Architect Tristan Auer designed the hotel with Thai and French influences in mind and used lacquer, silk, ceramics and basketwork for decorations. David Oliver, USA TODAY, 24 Dec. 2019 What did make an impression on the New Orleans designer: the basketwork vases her mother used around the house, and later filled with garden roses to place by Ms. Rufty’s bedside as a welcome home from college. Courtney Barnes, WSJ, 7 Feb. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1665, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of basketwork was in 1665

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“Basketwork.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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