Moses basket

Moses basket
Mo|ses bas|ket [ˈməuzız ˌba:skıt US ˈmouzız ˌbæ-] n
BrE a large basket with handles, in which a baby can sleep and be carried

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  • Moses basket — /mōˈzəz bäˈskit/ noun A portable cot for babies in the form of a basket with handles ORIGIN: Story of Moses in the bulrushes, from Bible, Exodus 2.3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Moses basket — UK [ˈməʊzɪz ˌbɑːskɪt] / US [ˈmoʊzəz ˌbæskət] noun [countable] Word forms Moses basket : singular Moses basket plural Moses baskets British a basket with handles, used for carrying a baby or for a baby to sleep in …   English dictionary

  • Moses basket — noun a carrycot or small portable cot made of wickerwork. Origin with allusion to the biblical story of Moses being left in a basket among the bulrushes (Exod. 2:3) …   English new terms dictionary

  • Moses basket — noun A basket for holding a newborn, a kind of bassinet designed to be set upon a stand …   Wiktionary

  • Moses basket — noun (C) BrE a large basket with handles, in which a baby can sleep and be carried …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Moses basket — /ˈmoʊzəs baskət/ (say mohzuhs bahskuht) noun → carry basket …  

  • MOSES — (Heb. מֹשֶׁה; LXX, Mōusēs; Vulg. Moyses), leader, prophet, and lawgiver (set in modern chronology in the first half of the 13th century B.C.E.). Commissioned to take the Israelites out of Egypt, Moses led them from his 80th year to his death at… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Moses — • Hebrew liberator, leader, lawgiver, prophet, and historian, lived in the thirteenth and early part of the twelfth century, B. C Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Moses     Moses    …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Moses Malone — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Malone. Moses Malone …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Moses — /moh ziz, zis/, n. 1. the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites out of Egypt and delivered the Law during their years of wandering in the wilderness. 2. a male given name. /moh ziz, zis/, n. 1. Anna Mary Robertson ( Grandma Moses ), 1860 1961,… …   Universalium

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