Corf (k?rrf), n.; pl. Corves (krvz). [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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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