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- n. a basket made of wickerwork
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He looked from Lauren to where Jake, asleep beside her in a big, warm nest of blankets in a wicker basket that she’d created for him, snored softly — that little-kid snore that sounded like a cat purring beside a heat vent.
“We don’t realize how lucky we are,” an older lady named Mrs. Boczar, who was wearing a paper bag over her hair to protect it from any dust, told everybody as she stood on a stepstool and filled a kitchen shelf with the contents of a wicker basket of canned goods sent with best wishes from Tenczar’s Superette.
She tried a wicker basket for size, put her head and forepaws into a brown paper bag, sat for a minute in a pan that was too small to contain her, and ran straight up the wall to perch, blinking owlishly, upon the top of a shutter that was swaying precariously from side to side and creaking with her weight.
The stuff proved to be an old quilt, a large thermos of iced tea, and an old wicker basket into which she loaded several prewrapped and packaged items.
"Oh," he replied, "I have been on a visit to the tongue-cut sparrow, and when I came away it gave me this wicker basket as a parting gift."
Our largest wicker basket was then slung between Storm and Grumble; we armed ourselves with reaping-hooks, and went forth to gather in the corn in the simplest and most expeditious manner imaginable.
She has taken the teraphim and put them into "the camel's litter," a capacious saddle with wicker basket attachments on either side.