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bas·si·net

 (băs′ə-nĕt′, băs′ə-nĕt′)
n.
An oblong basketlike bed for an infant.

[French, small basin, diminutive of bassin, basin, from Old French bacin; see basin.]

bassinet

(ˌbæsɪˈnɛt)
n
(Furniture) a wickerwork or wooden cradle or pram, usually hooded
[C19: from French: little basin, from bassin basin; associated in folk etymology with French barcelonnette a little cradle, from berceau cradle]

bas•si•net

(ˌbæs əˈnɛt, ˈbæs əˌnɛt)

n.
1. a basket with a hood over one end, for use as a baby's cradle.
2. a style of perambulator resembling this.
[1850–55; alter. of French barcelonette]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bassinet - a basket (usually hooded) used as a baby's bedbassinet - a basket (usually hooded) used as a baby's bed
baby bed, baby's bed - a small bed for babies; enclosed by sides to prevent the baby from falling
2.bassinet - a perambulator that resembles a bassinetbassinet - a perambulator that resembles a bassinet
perambulator, pram, pushchair, baby buggy, baby carriage, stroller, go-cart, carriage, pusher - a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
Translations

bassinet

nBabykorb m; (old: = pram) → Kinderwagen m

bassinet

n. bacinete, cuna.

bassinet

n moisés m, cuna portátil
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We have marksmen in the Company who will notch with a shaft every crevice and joint of a man-at-arm's harness, from the clasp of his bassinet to the hinge of his greave.
As she looked upon her champion she saw a lithe, muscular, brown-haired youth whose clear eyes and perfect figure, unconcealed by either bassinet or hauberk, reflected the clean, athletic life of the trained fighting man.
Clopin Trouillefou, with a very serious air and in a low voice, was regulating the distribution of an enormous cask of arms, which stood wide open in front of him and from whence poured out in profusion, axes, swords, bassinets, coats of mail, broadswords, lance-heads, arrows, and viretons,* like apples and grapes from a horn of plenty.
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8DA 3850 followed YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Cardiff 9 Items 10 Tatty 11 Chimera 12 Tor 13 Defiance 16 Bassinet 17 Try 19 Marconi 21 Maori 22 Rogue 23 Grating DOWN: 1 Acetate 2 Pretoria 3 Airy 4 Militant 5 Fete 6 Isaac 8 Fact-finding 13 Disrobed 14 Catholic 15 Syringe 18 Smart 20 Riga 21 Mead QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Close finish 8 Era 9 Lot 11 Lettuce 12 Odour 13 Owe 14 Bra 15 Satchel 17 Eat 19 Edge 21 Abet 23 Sago 25 Tire 27 Gap 29 Nosebag 31 Don 34 Man 36 Avoid 37 Serious 38 Yet 39 Any 40 Refreshment DOWN: 1 Crew 2 Late 3 Sausage 4 Fierce 5 No-one 6 Slob 7 Hour 8 Elope 10 Trace 16 Leg 18 Tar 20 Dog 22 Ben 24 Anagram 25 Today 26 Census 28 Pansy 30 Order 32 Over 33 Note 34 Moan 35 Aunt
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Provide familiar accessories, such as a bassinet or cradle
But Emily survived, and I filed away the memory of her cardboard bassinet until a few weeks ago when I read a story in the New York Times, "Why Finland's Newborns Sleep in Cardboard Cribs" (Eli Rosenberg, July 6, 2016).
One promo video is soundtracked by the chilling noise of a woman humming a lullaby while a baby coos in a bassinet.
hands on hips over the bassinet the night our son was born.
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