A truck, tub, or basket used in a mine.
(mining) A wooden frame, sled, or low-wheeled wagon, to convey coal or ore in the mines.
A basket or small cart, as for carrying coal, ore, etc. in mines.
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”).