One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A traditional Maori basket, typically woven from flax.‘she weaves kete and wall hangings using natural dyes’
- ‘The paved areas continue the kete and weaving themes both conceptually and physically.’
- ‘The carving behind him shows the figure holding a kete (flax woven bag) and has a dog.’
- ‘It's as if an angel made a divine appointment to show me what a kete of kindness can do for a flock of lost little lambs.’
- ‘I am not a weaver of baskets (having only the basic knowledge for how to weave a kete which is different from a 'bowl' or 'nest' shape).’
- ‘It don't take much and it don't cost a kete full of cash to spread a little spring joy with a Random Act of Kindness.’
- ‘This is the little flax kete (bag) I picked up at Trash Palace last week for $2!’
- ‘Silver and paua pendants in a koru design photographed on a kete’
- ‘I tell them things my grandparents taught me: how to behave on the rocks collecting food at low tide, and how to make a kete.’
- ‘She doesn't seem interested in the flax kete I have made for her.’
- ‘I exhausted myself and my kete of ideas.’
Early 19th century: Maori.
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