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basketry Line breaks: bas|ket¦ry
Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːskɪtri/

Definition of basketry in English:


[mass noun]
1The craft of basket-making.
Example sentences
  • The craft day will include classes in parchment work, decoupage, crochet, copper craft and basketry.
  • Other handicrafts include woodcarving and basketry.
  • I had always been fascinated with basketry and found basketry a means of doing sculpture.
1.1Baskets collectively.
Example sentences
  • Crafts, particularly basketry, along with woven hangings and printed textiles, are developed for the urban and tourist markets.
  • I went to the market and I was in heaven, what with all the ceramics and woodwork and basketry and textiles and silverwork and everything.
  • Basketry, pots and beadwork jewelry were interspersed, lending diversity of colors and textures to the exhibit.

Words that rhyme with basketry

trinketry • daiquiri

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