Words meaning "BASKET"
If you know words that are not on this list please use the contact email and I will add them.
Basket English the origin of this word is unknown
een Bijenkorf a Dutch skep (Bijenkast is a wooden beehive)
Calathus Latin /Greek sacred basket of Jupiter, a vase shape
Canaster English Rush basket for packing tobacco
Canister English basket for bread, flowers, etc.
Cawl Old English a basket (Cornish, a creel)
Coffer English (Middle English, coffre, cofre) basket, later a box, for valuables
Corbeil French earth filled defensive basket, (replaced by sandbags)
Corwgl Welsh basket
(hence "coracle" - a boat made of basketwork)
Creel Middle English and Scots fish basket, fish trap
Cyntell Welsh basket with hazel frame and willow sides.
Denit Ancient Egyptian
Dorser(or dosser) Middle English a pannier carried on the back
Dudh bible for carrying fruit
Fan English Particularly a winnowing fan, the flat basket used
in separating grain from chaff. Compare with French, van.
Frail English made of rushes, for fruit, (30 to 75lbs quantity contents)
Hamper English food basket (U.S. a 2 bushel oyster basket)
Hanaper English basket for documents or money
Hask (haske) English Spenser, a fish basket
Kelubh Bible carrying fruit
Kete Maori basket, made from NZ flax, harekeke
Kibsey English dialect
Kipe English dialect hand basket, for catching fish, or as a measure
Kishie Scots farm basket made of straw, used as a back pack.
Kit English straw or rush basket for fish
Kophinos Greek as used in feeding the 5000
een Korf Dutch basket, also a beekeeping skep
korg Swedish basket
Leap Old English a basket
Lipp or Lippa Old Norse a basket
Nebet Ancient Egyptian
Opuris Bible, Greek as used in feeding the 5000
Pannier French/English usually for food or fish. also a backpack,
and in pairs for horses or bicycles.
Ped late Middle English A pannier or hamper with a lid
Potato molly and Potato Prickle English types of farm baskets
Punnet English small wood-chip soft fruit basket
Putchard/putcher/putt English salmon trap
Rourou Maori food basket
Ruskie a bee skep in Scotland
Sal Bible for bread
Salsilloth Bible for grapes
Schepkorf Dutch a small skep used for collecting swarms of bees.
Scruttle English fish trap
Shabti Ancient Egyptian
Skep English beehive, also, in Yorkshire, a big basket on skids
used in a woolen mill.
Skeppa Old Norse a basket
Skip English very large general purpose basket, mining and building work
Swill English. Owen Jones' oak baskets include swills.
Tandel English measure for fish,1419
Tebhah bible Moses' basket
Tene bible household basket
Trug English (Sussex) wooden basket for vegetables etc. Made like a
boat from curved boards rivetted together.
Van French A winnowing fan, wide and flat with two handles.
Hence vanner, to winnow and vannier, a basket maker.
Wahakura Maori A woven crib made from New Zealand flax, harekeke.
Weel English fish trap
Willy English same as weel
"Basketwork Through The Ages" H.H.Bobart , The Basketmakers' Association ISBN 0 951111027
Website correspondence. Thankyou for your contributions.