workbasket

noun

work·​bas·​ket ˈwərk-ˌba-skət How to pronounce workbasket (audio)
: a basket for needlework

Examples of workbasket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The workbasket was sitting on the floor inside the door and Western reached and got the other divelight and pulled himself into the plane. New York Times, 14 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1579, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of workbasket was in 1579

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“Workbasket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/workbasket. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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