basting (plural bastings)
- The act by which a food item is basted.
- Use repeated bastings to prevent the chicken from drying out.
- (archaic) A (physical) beating.
- Grose, Francis, The Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue / Lexicon Balatronicum: A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit, and Pickpocket Eloquence: altered and enlarged (London; 1811)