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a basket designed to be carried in the hand
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hand•bas•ket(ˈhændˌbæs kɪt, -ˌbɑ skɪt)
a small basket with a handle for carrying by hand.Idioms:
go to hell in a handbasket, to degenerate quickly and decisively.
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|Noun||1.||handbasket - a container that is usually woven and has handles|
breadbasket - a basket for serving bread
bushel basket - a basket large enough to hold a bushel
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
creel - a wicker basket used by anglers to hold fish
frail - a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)
hamper - a basket usually with a cover
punnet - a small light basket used as a measure for fruits
shopping basket - a handbasket used to carry goods while shopping
skep - a large round wicker basket (used on farms)
wicker basket - a basket made of wickerwork
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