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  • verb Present participle of basket.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I began to play catch with myself, underhanding the ball and basketing it like Willie Mays.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • I began to play catch with myself, underhanding the ball and basketing it like Willie Mays.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • I began to play catch with myself, underhanding the ball and basketing it like Willie Mays.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • I began to play catch with myself, underhanding the ball and basketing it like Willie Mays.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • More interesting to me is their egg-basketing in PA.

    Penn: Pennsylvania Will Show That Obama "Really Can't Win The General Election"

  • Unfortunately, I won't see any royalties until next year, because of basketing.

    Archive 2006-10-11

  • I was turbulently joyous, and so I winged a little while around Sophie and Aaron, hummed a good-night in Chloe's ears, and found that the canny soul was luxuriating in the idea that the icy lady was to be thawed into the acceptance of sundry confections which she was basketing to carry with her when I went out.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 61, November, 1862

  • It was comforting to the vicar and cousin to be informed by the girls that they would henceforth accept no services from "hangers-on" -- meaning that they would do their own landing and basketing.

    Lines in Pleasant Places Being the Aftermath of an Old Angler

  • So, in your remembrance, you can see the little rubber boots sticking out under the father's arms, and the rod projecting over his head, and the bait dangling down unsteadily into the deep holes, and the delighted boy hooking and playing and basketing his trout high in the air.

    Little Rivers; a book of essays in profitable idleness

  • The buoy outside the harbour was reached, however, directly after, and as soon as the oars were laid in all hands were busy for the next two hours shaking out and landing mackerel ready for basketing and sending across country to catch the early morning train.

    A Terrible Coward

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