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Moses basket

/ˈməʊzɪz/
noun
1.
a portable cradle for a baby, often made of straw or wicker
Word Origin
C20: from Moses being left in a cradle of bulrushes (Exodus 2:3)
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Contemporary definitions for moses basket
noun

a portable wicker or straw bassinet for an infant

Examples

A Moses basket is a great way to keep your baby close by.

Word Origin

1945; fr. Moses being in such a basket (Exodus 2)

Usage Note

UK

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