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Container for holding implements and materials for work (especially for sewing).  Synonyms: workbag, workbox.

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"Workbasket" Quotes from Famous Books

... but perfectly cool. So cool, that it rather excited Lady Brierley's curiosity, who was accustomed to be a person of great importance wherever she went. Her eye took in swiftly the neatness of the room, its plainness, and yet its expression of life and mental activity; the work and workbasket on the chair, the bunch of ferns and amaranthus in one vase, the roses in another, the violets on the table, the physiognomy of the books, which were not from the next circulating library, the drawing materials; and then came ...
— The End of a Coil • Susan Warner

... And Meg whisked out her workbasket, for she had agreed with her mother that it was best, for her at least, not to drive too often with ...
— Little Women • Louisa May Alcott

Words linked to "Workbasket" :   container, workbox, workbag, sewing basket

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