Definition of basketry in English:


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


[mass noun]
  • 1The craft of basket-making.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

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