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clothesbasket

[klohz-bas-kit, -bah-skit, klohth z-] /ˈkloʊzˌbæs kɪt, -ˌbɑ skɪt, ˈkloʊðz-/
noun
1.
a basket for holding and carrying laundry.
Origin of clothesbasket
1800-1810
First recorded in 1800-10; clothes + basket
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  • Sheila, flanked by clothesbasket and workbasket, sat on the veranda mending his shirts.

    Desert Conquest

    A. M. Chisholm

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