bas·​ket·​work | \ ˈba-skit-ˌwərk \

Definition of basketwork

: objects produced by basketry

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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, "The Hot Collectible Vases We Can Thank Richard Nixon For," 7 Feb. 2019

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1665, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of basketwork was in 1665

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