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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bassinet  \Bas"si*net\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  bassinet,  dim.  of  bassin.  See 
  {Basin},  and  cf  {Bascinet}.] 
  1.  A  wicker  basket,  with  a  covering  or  hood  over  one  end  in 
  which  young  children  are  placed  as  in  a  cradle. 
 
  2.  See  {Bascinet}.  --Lord  Lytton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bascinet  \Bas"ci*net\,  n.  [OE.  bacinet  basnet,  OF  bassinet, 
  bacinet  F.  bassinet,  dim.  of  OF  bacin,  F.  bassin,  a  helmet 
  in  the  form  of  a  basin.] 
  A  light  helmet,  at  first  open  but  later  made  with  a  visor. 
  [Written  also  {basinet},  {bassinet},  {basnet}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bassinet 
  n  1:  a  basket  (usually  hooded)  used  as  a  baby's  bed 
  2:  a  perambulator  that  resembles  a  bassinet 




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