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1. a wickerwork basket, esp one used to hold fish
2. a wickerwork trap for catching lobsters, etc.
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A frame for holding the correct number of bobbins or balls of roving in the appropriate position during the winding process.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.