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hanaper

[han-uh-per] /ˈhæn ə pər/
noun
1.
a wicker receptacle for documents.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English hanypere < Anglo-French; Middle French hanapier case to hold a drinking vessel, derivative of hanap goblet (< Germanic *hnapp bowl; compare Old English hnæpp, Old High German hnapf, Old Norse hnappr, early Medieval Latin anappus, hanappum); see -er2
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hanaper

/ˈhænəpə/
noun
1.
a small wickerwork basket, often used to hold official papers
Word Origin
C15: from Old French hanapier, from hanap cup, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German hnapf bowl, Old English hnæp
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