buck-basket (n.) Old form(s): bucke-basket
basket for dirty laundry
MW III.iii.2[Mistress Page to Mistress Ford] Is the buck-basket -
MW III.v.132[Ford alone, of the situation] this 'tis to have linen and buck-baskets!
MW III.v.79[Falstaff to Ford as Brook, of Mistress Page and Mistress Ford] they conveyed me into a buck-basket
MW V.v.112[Ford as if to Brook, of Falstaff and himself] he hath enjoyed nothing of Ford's but his buck-basket
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