See also: bas-on, Bason, and Basoń

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bason (plural basons)

  1. (obsolete) Alternative form of basin
    • 1631, [Francis Bacon], “(please specify |century=I to X)”, in Sylua Syluarum: Or A Naturall Historie. In Ten Centuries. [], 3rd edition, London: [] VVilliam Rawley; [p]rinted by J[ohn] H[aviland] for William Lee [], OCLC 1044372886:
      To proceed therefore, put a looking-glass into a bason of water; I suppose you shall not see the image in a right line, or at equal angles, but aside.
    • 1847, Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre, 1st edition, chapter XV, page 297
      Not a moment could be lost: the very sheets were kindling. I rushed to his bason and ewer; fortunately, one was wide and the other deep, and both were filled with water.

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bason

  1. accusative singular of baso