Crumpled in the waste paper basket was a small piece of white paper with a telephone number.
Fred wouldn't be far behind to list his laundry basket of mismatched plates and bric-a-brac.
Alex handed her the basket of eggs and closed the coop door.
A curious street sight in Kashgar is presented by the hawkers of meat pies, pastry and sweetmeats, which they trundle about on hand-barrows just as their counterparts do in Europe; while the knife-grinder's cart, and the vegetable seller with his tray or basket on his head, recall exactly similar itinerant traders further west.
Ahab must have the doubloon! and with his own hands he rigged a nest of basketed bowlines; and sending a hand aloft, with a single sheaved block, to secure to the main-mast head, he received the two ends of the downward-reeved rope; and attaching one to his basket prepared a pin for the other end, in order to fasten it at the rail.
This figure of speech refers, not to a basket or box in which things can be stored, but to the baskets, used in India in excavations, as a means of handing on the earth from one worker to another.
I guess Ginger counted the new eggs in the family basket and skipped back to the hubby's bed.
Arcere, to shut up, enclose), a chest, basket or box.
Returning later with a basket of eggs, she discovered that in her haste she had not turned the oven on.
The statue of Serapis in the Serapeum of Alexandria was of purely Greek type and workmanship - a Hades or Pluto enthroned with a basket or corn measure on his head, a sceptre in his hand, Cerberus at his feet, and (apparently) a serpent.