clothesbasket

[ klohz-bas-kit, -bah-skit, klohth z- ]
/ ˈkloʊzˌbæs kɪt, -ˌbɑ skɪt, ˈkloʊðz- /

noun

a basket for holding and carrying laundry.

Origin of clothesbasket

First recorded in 1800–10; clothes + basket
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Examples from the Web for clothesbasket

  • Sheila, flanked by clothesbasket and workbasket, sat on the veranda mending his shirts.

    Desert Conquest|A. M. Chisholm