basket weave

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noun

a plain weave with two or more yarns woven together in a checkered pattern resembling that of a woven basket.

Origin of basket weave

First recorded in 1920–25
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  • And the cage of basket-weave between, with his friends inside struggling with the spider men.

British Dictionary definitions for basket weave

basket weave


noun

a weave of two or more yarns together, resembling that of a basket, esp in wool or linen fabric
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