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wickerwork box

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a container that is usually woven and has handles

the quantity contained in a basket

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horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball

a score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop

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On Saturday night they came home with a great basketful of things, and spread them out on the table, while every one stood round, and the children climbed up on the chairs, or howled to be lifted up to see.
She placed a pair of horn spectacles upon her nose, and drew towards her a basketful of threads and wools.
His sight having been injured in his early wars by a basketful of lime which had been emptied over him when he led the Earl of Derby's stormers up the breach at Bergerac, he had contracted something of a stoop, with a blinking, peering expression of face.
Before leaving the houses a little basketful of roasted sweet potatoes was given to each of our party; and we all, according to the custom, carried them away to eat on the road.
said Fledgeby, on whose intelligence this doll-fancy made rather strong demands; 'she's been buying that basketful to-day, I suppose?
There was no furniture save a little pallet bed, a small table, and a basketful of linen.
When we stop to ponder how those piles of pumpkins, bunches of carrots, or basketfuls of tomatoes all start out as seeds, the realization is humbling.