Another kind of receptacle for records was a small turned box, called a "skippet," and another was the "hanaper," or hamper, a basket made of twigs or wicker-work. From Wordnik.com. [Forty Centuries of Ink] Reference
I had no guess; and I seized on the idea of that mystic shoe-horn with delight, even as, a little later, I should have written flagon, chalice, hanaper, beaker, or any word that might have appealed to me at the moment as least contaminate with mean associations. From Wordnik.com. [Essays of Travel] Reference
John Hales, clerk of the hanaper, a learned and able man, and, like all who espoused this party, a zealous protestant, had written, and secretly circulated, a book in defence of the claims of the lady Catherine, and he had also procured opinions of foreign lawyers in favor of the validity of her marriage. From Wordnik.com. [Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth] Reference
This fee appears to have been paid, notwithstanding the express terms of the charter that no fee great or small should be paid or made or by any means given to the hanaper to the king’s use. From Wordnik.com. [London and the Kingdom - Volume I] Reference
Us in Our hanaper, or elsewhere, to Our use. From Wordnik.com. [McGill and its Story, 1821-1921] Reference
Ar Kuper, hanaper. From Wordnik.com. [Archaeologia Britannica, giving some account additional to what has been hitherto publish'd, of the languages, histories and customs of the original inhabitants of Great Britain: : from collections and observations in travels through Wales, Cornwal, Bas-Bretagne, Ireland and Scotland.] Reference
LearnThatWord and the Open Dictionary of English are programs by LearnThat Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit.
Copyright © 2005 and after - LearnThat Foundation. Patents pending.