Corf meaning

kôrf
A truck, tub, or basket used in a mine.
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(mining) A large basket, especially as used for coal.
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(mining) A wooden frame, sled, or low-wheeled wagon, to convey coal or ore in the mines.
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A basket or small cart, as for carrying coal, ore, etc. in mines.
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A basket used to contain live fish underwater.
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Origin of corf

  • Middle English basket from Middle Dutch corf or Middle Low German korf both probably from Latin corbis
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Via Middle Low German korf or Middle Dutch korf, from Latin corbis (“basket”).
    From Wiktionary