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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From French bassette, from Italian bassetta.

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NounEdit

basset (countable and uncountable, plural bassets)

  1. (geology) The edge of a geological stratum at the surface of the ground; the outcrop.
  2. (uncountable, card games) A card game resembling faro.
    • Rowe
      Some dress, some dance, some play, not to forget / Your piquet parties, and your dear basset.

VerbEdit

basset (third-person singular simple present bassets, present participle basseting, simple past and past participle basseted)

  1. (geology, intransitive) To incline upward so as to appear at the surface.
    A vein of coal bassets.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Diminutive of bas (low)

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NounEdit

basset m (plural bassets)

  1. basset hound

Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈpɑsːeh(t)/

VerbEdit

basset

  1. inflection of bassit:
    1. third-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person singular past indicative
    3. second-person plural imperative