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- n. A basket used to hold materials for needlework etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A basket for holding materials for needlework, or the like.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A basket used by women either to hold the implements for sewing, as needles, thread, scissors, or thimble, in which case the basket is small, or to hold partly made garments, articles needing repair, etc., for which use the basket is large and has a wide opening.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. container for holding implements and materials for work (especially for sewing)
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