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  • adjective shaped like a basket


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  • Tom Lynch paid $10 at the sale for the vaguely basket-shaped fifty-pound hunk, which he believed was copper or bronze.

    Meteorite Lands at Rummage Sale « Scavenging

  • Often, the hilt and the wielder's hand was protected by a curved or basket-shaped guard.

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  • She came upon a basket-shaped flower shop and, while looking up, accidentally walked right into the water.


  • Above the basket-shaped racks porcelain slabs bore the names of the horses in black letters.

    Madame Bovary

  • A priest stood there, his head hidden within a large, basket-shaped hat.

    Shadow Lord

  • The Green brought his ugly, basket-shaped head close to Everson's face.

    Secret Mission Moluk

  • The form called "Venus flower-basket," large and basket-shaped, might answer for a mermaid's work-basket, and hold her thimble, scissors, and thread.

    Lord Dolphin

  • I want it to be essentially gay, and I thought that if over each table there was one of those little basket-shaped gold cages it would make it look a little happier.

    Traitor's Purse

  • She shifted her grip under the big basket-shaped hilt and stood watching the opposing point.

    Two Selves

  • We saw big bananas, taro, with large, juicy leaves, yams, trained on a pretty basket-shaped trellis-work; when in bloom this looks like a huge bouquet.

    Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific


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