basinet

All Noun
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  • Beyond the soldiers on the hill, The mother by her basinet. Cited from 'Hello, Soldier!', by Edward Dyson
  • The first bed is usually a basinet -- a wicker basket with high sides -- with or without a hood. Cited from The Mother and Her Child, by William S. Sadler and Lena K. Sadler
  • The pillow or mattress may be turned or perhaps the mattress be raised nearer the edge of the basinet. Cited from The Mother and Her Child, by William S. Sadler and Lena K. Sadler
  • Drapes about the head of the basinet are not only often in the way, shutting out air, etc., but they also gather dust and are unsanitary. Cited from The Mother and Her Child, by William S. Sadler and Lena K. Sadler
  • On the floor of the chancel is a black marble slab that once held the brass of a 14th-century knight with a basinet, sword and four shields.
  • The basinet has an advantage over the crib during those early weeks in that its high sides protect the babe from draughts, and the comforts and blankets can be more easily tucked about the little fellow to keep him warm. Cited from The Mother and Her Child, by William S. Sadler and Lena K. Sadler
  • The basinet may be dispensed with entirely if the sides of the enameled crib are lined to cut off draughts and the babe is properly supported by pillows. Cited from The Mother and Her Child, by William S. Sadler and Lena K. Sadler
  • Basinet died in Joliette at the age of 71.
  • During the early days, say after the third week, baby should be well wrapped up with blanket and hood, tucked snugly in his basinet or carriage, while the windows are opened wide and the little fellow is permitted to enjoy a good airing. Cited from The Mother and Her Child, by William S. Sadler and Lena K. Sadler
  • The father, suddenly aroused from his sleep, saw a large flame caused by the overturning of a wax candle into a box of candles, while the lace drapery of the basinet was within a few inches of the flame and the baby just beyond. Cited from The Mother and Her Child, by William S. Sadler and Lena K. Sadler
  • There are a variety of alternative names and spellings (such as cowter/couter or bassinet/bascinet/basinet or besagew/besague) which often reflect a word introduced from the French.
  • I being glad thereof, did reuerence and went my way, being accompanied with many of his gentlemen and others, and after me followed a man with a Basinet of sand, sifting all the way that I had gone within the said pallace, euen from the said Sophies sight vnto the court gate. Cited from Principal Navigations, V3, by Richard Hakluyt
  • In the 1335 description mentioned above, the English hobelar equipment is listed as horse, aketon or plates, basinet or palet, gorget, iron gauntlets, sword, knife and lance.
  • The tops of the windows were embellished with the carved busts of two mythological warriors: Minerva wearing a basinet and Hercules dressed in lion skins.
  • The mattress of the basinet is usually a folded clean comfort slipped into a pillow slip; this is to be preferred to a feather pillow, as it is cooler and in every way better for the babe. Cited from The Mother and Her Child, by William S. Sadler and Lena K. Sadler
  • Gorget, gusset, basinet, cuirass, gauntlet, sleeve, all alike in the view of these feminine eyes were practicable spaces whereon to sew scraps of fluttering colour. Cited from The Return of the Native, by Thomas Hardy

Meaning of basinet

  • noun A medieval steel helmet