Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The interlocking of the warp and weft in imitation of the plaiting of a basket.

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Examples

  • Jason Lindberg The master bathroom, shown here, has heated, basket-weave marble floors.

    Custom-Built Tribeca Loft

  • Restaurant average €150; Buvette average €50Signalling a revival of the serious, dressed-up restaurant in Paris which had lost out as a vehicle for young chefs going out on their own in favour of the bistro chef Jean-Louis Nomicos's new table in the swanky 16th arrondissement has a dramatic modern basket-weave interior by French interior designer Anne-Cécile Comar and a dog's leg banquette upholstered in apricot velvet.

    10 of the best restaurants in Paris

  • Fabric with eyelets, soft crochet knits or a hole-filled basket-weave pattern can be a "fun and airy" complement to light summer clothing, she says.

    Summer's in the Bag

  • At a private funeral near her Connecticut home Saturday morning, pall bearers carried a basket-weave casket adorned with flowers through a light drizzle into the First Congregational Church of Kent.

    Lynn Redgrave's Funeral On Saturday

  • A basket-weave tie from Saks Fifth Avenue cost $179.85.

    Rod Blagojevich trial shows spending habits to which he was ill-suited

  • While I drank the required water, the familiar fashioned itself into an intricate basket-weave ankle bracelet in slow motion to keep me entertained.

    Silver Zombie

  • The modern patterns found on these delicious waffle cookies most commonly are floral on one side and a basket-weave pattern on the other.

    The Christmas Cookie Cookbook

  • There was a picture of the place with its charming arched entrances, basket-weave brickwork, wrought-iron gates, and Spanish mission tile roof.

    The Viognier Vendetta

  • Each page bursts with vibrant designs that appear inspired by kente cloth, the royal Ashanti fabric known for its bright colors and bold geometric shapes, often with a basket-weave pattern.

    2007 March 30 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • The request called for several cakes, each to be covered with frosting in a basket-weave design and decorated with fresh blossoms.

    Huellas ...entre flores

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