out-basket

Definitions

  • Fish spill out of the magic basket
    Fish spill out of the magic basket
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n out-basket a wood or metal receptacle placed on your desk to hold your outgoing material
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Usage

In literature:

Rebecca Thayer came hurrying out of the yard with a basket on her arm.
"Pembroke" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
It was nearly dark when I roused up enough to stretch myself and step out of the basket.
"The Story of Dago" by Annie Fellows-Johnston
You had better get that basket out and have your dinners.
"The Queen's Cup" by G. A. Henty
Then he gave her food in little bits from a basket, and sweet water out of a bottle.
"The Stolen Singer" by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
So I set out very early in the morning accompanied by another Sister, carrying a little basket with things for one or two nights.
"Field Hospital and Flying Column" by Violetta Thurstan
It even induced Tom to abandon his leisurely attitude and "rustle" the good things out of the basket.
"Bert Wilson in the Rockies" by J. W. Duffield
When it was tilted to her satisfaction she took up the basket and went out by the garden gate.
"Lucia Rudini" by Martha Trent
According to George's lexicon no one who could afford to go to the club would eat out of a basket.
"The Trumpeter Swan" by Temple Bailey
Bring me out the clothes basket.
"Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's" by Laura Lee Hope
You would have thought that Pee-wee was selling desert islands out of a basket.
"Pee-Wee Harris Adrift" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
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In poetry:

Waxed-fleshed out-patients
Still vague from accidents,
And characters in long coats
Deep in the litter-baskets -
"Toads Revisited" by Philip Larkin

In news:

My (generally well-made) Maytag dishwasher had a similar problem with steak knives wearing out the plastic grid at the bottom of the cell in the cutlery basket after several years of use.
Last year, Gayle Rose and her team of volunteers and sponsors gave out 1,200 food baskets to the needy for the holiday.
Bryce Morrison's basket with time running out enabled Randolph to begin the boys basketball season with an exciting non-league win Friday.
This year's feature is the medium bowl basket by American Traditions Basket Company out of Canal Fulton, Ohio.
Local officials are asking parents to keep live bunnies and chicks out of Easter baskets this year.
"King salmon skin is so strong that I've actually made usable berry baskets out of it," Armstrong said.
WACO, Texas — Highly-touted freshman Isaiah Austin came out of his college debut for 19th-ranked Baylor early Friday after he apparently stepped on somebody else's foot following a basket.
Make a shallow "basket" with a piece of heavy foil, crimp­ing it at the corners so that the liquids don't spill out.
Well, if you haven't, it is a cooking challenge that requires contestants to make three different courses out of mystery ingredients they receive in a basket.
Bryce Morrison 's basket with time running out enabled Randolph to begin the boys basketball season with an exciting non-league win Friday.
Still have a few pounds of tomatoes lingering on the vine or in a basket, but you're burned out on the same-old, same-old canning recipes.
The Salvation Army in Zanesville is changing the way it hands out its Christmas food and toy baskets.
After more than 30 years in politics, Collins is bowing out before voters can put her head in a basket.
Arizona State (6-1) jumped out to an 11-point lead in the opening 4 1/2 minutes and hardly let up, making 11 3-pointers with 21 assists on 31 baskets.
About 60 members of the Temecula Noon Rotary Club and friends fanned out across Southwest County on Tuesday, Nov 20, to deliver food baskets to about 200 families in need.
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