A baby’s wicker cradle, usually with a hood.
More example sentences
- Cribs, cradles and bassinets are traditionally woven from wickerwork.
- Hand-me-downs such as cribs, bassinets, strollers, high chairs, and clothes can help save time and money.
- There was the child, in his bassinet by the sofa.
mid 19th century: from French, diminutive of bassin 'basin'; compare with basinet.
Definition of bassinet in:
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