noun, plural bas·ket·fuls.
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One peppercorn to-day is better than a basketful of pumpkins to-morrow.
Jennie proceeded to open the basketful of supplies and the other bustled about getting all things properly placed.A Dear Little Girl's Summer Holidays|Amy E. Blanchard
On the sixtieth evening Mem Loimis gave Kut a basketful of water for his uncle in the west.Creation Myths of Primitive America|Jeremiah Curtin
She had gathered her basketful and was going through the wood about the hour of sunset.The King of Ireland's Son|Padraic Colum
The "someone" was a little girl of about ten years old, who was trotting along with a basketful of school books on her arm.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906|Lucy Maud Montgomery