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corves


corves


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corf  \Corf\  (k[^o]rf),  n.;  pl  {Corves}  (k[^o]rvz).  [Cf.  LG  & 
  D.  korf  basket,  G.  korb,  fr  L.  corbis.] 
  1.  A  basket. 
 
  2.  (Mining) 
  a  A  large  basket  used  in  carrying  or  hoisting  coal  or 
  ore. 
  b  A  wooden  frame,  sled,  or  low-wheeled  wagon,  to  convey 
  coal  or  ore  in  the  mines.