Complete Definition of "hanaper"

English

Etymology
Late Latin hanaperium a large vase, from hanaus vase, bowl, cup (whence French hanap; of German origin; compare Old North German hnapf, German napf, akin to Anglo Saxon hnæp cup, bowl. Compare hamper, nappy, (noun)

Noun
en-noun

  1. A kind of basket, usually of wickerwork, and adapted for the packing and carrying of articles; a hamper

Derived terms
Hanaper office: an office of the English court of chancery in which writs relating to the business of the public, and the returns to them, were anciently kept in a hanaper or hamper - Blackstone

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