clothes basket

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n clothes basket a hamper that holds dirty clothes to be washed or wet clothes to be dried
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Usage

In literature:

Basket cloth is still another material which could properly be included with the buckrams.
"The Building of a Book" by Various
A large clothes-basket will serve all the purposes of a crib.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
It is an old clothes-basket, large as the house and broken, but we never change it.
"Teddy: Her Book" by Anna Chapin Ray
To-day the florist in the village sent a clothes basket full of roses to the Ambulance for the fete.
"'My Beloved Poilus'" by Anonymous
While the weather is good they live by selling baskets, brooms, clothes-lines, and other small wares.
"Gipsy Life being an account of our Gipsies and their children" by George Smith
That was a regular clothes-basket, set on a pair of runners!
"Divided Skates" by Evelyn Raymond
We got all the clothes out first, in drawers and clothes-baskets, and tied up in sheets.
"Oswald Bastable and Others" by Edith Nesbit
Instead of guessing, I lifted the cloth, while they opened their lunch-baskets.
"Harper's Young People, May 4, 1880" by Various
Tell Mary to put up a clothes-basket o' them lemon pies, 'cause I'll be holler 'way down past my boot-soles.
"Treasure Valley" by Marian Keith
A cloth was spread upon the ground, and the basket's contents turned out upon it.
"The Trail of a Sourdough" by May Kellogg Sullivan
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In poetry:

On Mama now my thoughts have dawdled
all of a week. Clothes-basket cradled
creaked on her hip; she'd climb the stairway
up to the drying-attic's airway.
"Mama" by Attila Jozsef

In news:

Improvise a bread basket with a large rectangular cloth napkin or dish towel, preferably starched linen (the stiffer the fabric, the better it will hold its shape).
GREENE – The Christmas Basket Project, organized by the Greene Rotary Club, is set to deliver boxes of food, clothing and in some cases toys, to families in need on Dec 22.
GREENE – The Christmas Basket Project, organized by the Greene Rotary Club, is set to deliver boxes of food, clothing and in some cases toys, to families in need on Dec 22.
A resident of Staten Island's New Dorp Beach neighborhood carries a basket full of clothes and other items on her street that was devastated by Superstorm Sandy, Monday, Nov 5, 2012, in New York.
Forestedge's annual art fair featured pottery , copper-roofed bird abodes and lots of artsy clothing, jewelry and baskets.
The free event is being held to benefit the LaGrange County Clothes and Food Basket and the Howe Lions Club.
This 10-inch-tall Santa Claus wears a blue cloth coat and carries the traditional fir tree and a basket of goodies.
Laundry baskets of clothes, boxes of dorm supplies and bundles of nerves were among the cargo toted by parents and their children, now college freshmen.
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