bassinet

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Come, in your order, as ye sit; draw to the bassinet and take out your lot.

The bassinet on the figure to the right is particularly noteworthy.

No; you will not take the bassinet, and you will not take the perambulator.

And even if I was gone they'd be all ready, and the bassinet only wanting muslin to it.

This completes one diamond, which for a bassinet quilt will be large enough.

He had suggested that it might amuse me to put it into a bassinet.

Aubrey said you would probably want to put it into a bassinet!

I have not the smallest desire, Ronald, to put your 'cello into a bassinet!

The curtain had been drawn and it was almost dark, but I found my way to Julie's bassinet.

Italian he might be were his bassinet more sloped, but I will swear that those plates were welded betwixt this and Rhine.

WORD ORIGIN

"wicker cradle," 1854, from French bassinet "a little basin," diminutive of bassin (see basin), or, as per Klein, the English word is from French bercelonette, double diminutive of berceau "cradle," altered by bassin "basin." Middle English had bacinet "hemispherical helmet" (c.1300).

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