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basketmaker

Line breaks: bas¦ket|maker
Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːskɪtˌmeɪkə
 
, ˈbaskɪtˌmeɪkə
 
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Definition of basketmaker in English:

noun

A person who makes baskets.
Example sentences
  • The Irish Basketeers Association was selected to collect video footage of old basket-making techniques and also to gather some of today's working basket-makers and video their techniques before these skills disappear.
  • His father was a basket-maker, while his mother's family were brewers.
  • Born a slave, whose own father could well have been from Africa, he worked as a farmer, blacksmith, and basket-maker.

Derivatives

basketmaking

1
noun
Example sentences
  • She became fascinated by basket-making 16 years ago, when she saw her sister-in-law making a baby's cradle.
  • The exhibition at the Museum of Country Life offers the visitor the opportunity to view the modern developments of the ancient handcraft of basket-making in the context of the Museum's traditional basket collection.
  • She occasionally invited traditional experts to demonstrate basket-making, pottery, and weaving and insisted that her students be aware of the aesthetic value of local artifacts.

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