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crab basket

[Car.; DJE, double basket with handle) n. a single, large, coarsely-woven basket without a handle with its mouth sewn nearly shut, leaving only a small hole, used for catching, storing and transporting live crabs: 1940 He clothes in a crab basket (Dupuch 94). Ena does plait crab-basket (Andros). (Gen.)

 

Tags: noun, straw work

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Last update: 2011-01-30 20:37
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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