noun Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.
a group social gathering, as of church members, to which participants contribute casseroles or other dishes to share.
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Origin of basket dinner
An Americanism dating back to 1890–95
Words nearby basket dinner
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Example sentences from the Web for basket dinner
At a basket-dinner where he and his friends were drinking he took his last drink.Sergeant York And His People|Sam Cowan