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basket weave

a plain weave with two or more yarns woven together in a checkered pattern resembling that of a woven basket.
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1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • And the cage of basket-weave between, with his friends inside struggling with the spider men.

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British Dictionary definitions for basket-weave

basket weave

a weave of two or more yarns together, resembling that of a basket, esp in wool or linen fabric
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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